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compass

US [ˈkʌmpəs]
UK ['kʌmpəs]
  • n.罗盘;指南针;圆规;〈正式〉范围
  • v.完成;理解;领悟;将…包围
  • Web指南者;音域;指北针
Plural Form:compasses  Present Participle:compassing  Past Participle:compassed  
Compass
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n.
1.
[c]
罗盘;罗经;指南针;罗盘仪an instrument for finding direction, with a needle that always points to the north
a map and compass
地图和指南针
the points of the compass(= N, S, E, W, etc.)
罗经方位点(东、南、西、北等)
2.
[c]
圆规;两脚规an instrument with two long thin parts joined together at the top, used for drawing circles and measuring distances on a map
a pair of compasses
一副圆规
3.
[sing]
范围;范畴;界限a range or an extent, especially of what can be achieved in a particular situation
the compass of a singer's voice(= the range from the lowest to the highest note that he or she can sing)
歌手的音域

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