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- Any of the horizontal directions indicated on a compass. There may be 4, 32, 8, 16, or even 128 compass points on a compass, depending on its size and accuracy.
For the names of the individual compass points see the Wikipedia article on Boxing the compass
any of the horizontal directions indicated on a compass
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