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Compass has long been one of the most popular and powerful bookmark managers in the world.
With Compass, you'll be amazed how easy you can find and organize your bookmarks the way you want, and how easy you can integrate all bookmarks from different computers or different browsers.
When you use Compass as an outline editor, you will find Compass is even better than the programs that were created for that purpose.
www.softgauge.com /compass   (379 words)

 Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : Compass   (Site not responding. Last check: )
COMPASS is a macro assembly language on Control Data Corporation's 3000 series, 6400 series, 7600 and CYBER 7 series mainframe computers.
COMPASS is a classical two-pass assembler with macro and conditional assembly features, and generates a full listing showing both the source assembly code and the generated machine code (in octal).
This COMPASS sample code displays the calendar of the year given as a parameter on the terminal.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /Compass   (407 words)

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Simply, this type of compass is used as a drafting instrument used for drawing circles and in ruler-and-compass constructions.
Such religious compasses is used by the believers for obligatory prayers and for funerals (where the face of the dead should be turned towards the Qiblih or Kaaba).
In Botany, a compass is a plant {or flower; also called rosinweed} of the American prairies and is similar to a little sunflower.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/c/co/compass.html   (1187 words)

 Ruler-and-compass Construction Encyclopedia @ TheEntireWeb.com (The Entire Web)   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Compass and straightedge or ruler-and-compass construction is the construction of lengths or angles using only an idealized ruler and compass.
The elements of this field are precisely those that may be expressed as a formula in the original points using only the operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, complex conjugate, and square root, which is easily seen to be a countable dense subset of the plane.
The set of ratios constructible using compass and straightedge from such a set of ratios is precisely the smallest field containing the original ratios and closed under taking complex conjugates and square roots.
theentireweb.com /encyclopedia/Ruler-and-compass_construction   (2686 words)

 Caribbean Compass Homepage
Welcome to Caribbean Compass, the insider's view of the Caribbean's sea and shore.
Each month 11,000 copies of Caribbean Compass are distributed FREE throughout the Caribbean in Tortola, St. Maarten, Antigua, Aruba, Guadeloupe, Martinique, Dominica, Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Vincent and the Grenadines, Grenada, Trinidad and Tobago, Bonaire, Curaçao, coastal Venezuela (including Isla Margarita), Panama, Puerto Rico, USVI and BVI and other key locations.
Copies of Caribbean Compass are available at hotels, tourist offices, dive shops, charter boat bases, bars, restaurants and marinas.
www.caribbeancompass.com   (460 words)

 How to use a Compass - Compass alone
There are several kinds of compasses, one kind to attach to the map, one kind to attach to your thumb.
Well, on some compasses it might be red and white for instance, but the point is, the red part of it is always pointing towards the earth's magnetic north pole.
Then all you need to do, is to turn the compass housing, so that the direction you want to go in, is where the direction of travel-arrow meets the housing.
www.learn-orienteering.org /old/lesson1.html   (806 words)

 Howstuffworks "How Compasses Work"
A magnetic compass (as opposed to a gyroscopic compass) consists of a small, lightweight magnet balanced on a nearly frictionless pivot point.
In order for the north end of the compass to point toward the North Pole, you have to assume that the buried bar magnet has its south end at the North Pole, as shown in the diagram at the right.
That is why we can use a compass to detect the small magnetic field produced by a wire carrying a current (see How Electromagnets Work).
www.howstuffworks.com /compass.htm   (695 words)

 ACT's COMPASS System   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Using the latest technology, COMPASS measures your students' skills in reading, writing, mathematics, and English as a Second Language (ESL).
COMPASS has also been available as Windows-based software.
ACT continues to provide technical support for COMPASS for Windows.
www.act.org /compass   (127 words)

 Compass - ABC TV Religion   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Welcome to Compass, the ABC's popular year-round series from across the globe devoted to faith, values, ethics, and religion.
Compass critically examines the world of belief and values, seeking meaning and a sense of purpose in life.
Compass follows Robina Courtin as she visits inmates at Long Bay and Junee prisons in NSW.
www.abc.net.au /compass   (281 words)

 Compass Cave Survey and Mapping Software - Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
COMPASS is a cave mapping software package designed to edit, process, analyze and view cave survey data using an IBM PC compatible computer.
The programs in the system allow you to enter cave data, revise the data, generate statistics on the cave, close loops, view plots from various angles on the screen and finally, print finished quality plots on almost any of dot matrix, laser, ink jet printer and a variety of line plotters.
COMPASS is extremely fast capable of animating of caves in excess of 150 miles in length.
www.fountainware.com /compass   (615 words)

 A Short History of Piano keys, Harpsichord Keys, Keyboard Compass
Later improvements in the link work and trackers, such as that by Praetorius in the later fourteenth century, made it possible for the increase of the compass and pipe size without compromising the gaps between keys as on other contemporary organs with a larger compass.
In the roof on the nave of St. Mary's church, Shrewsbury, built during the first half of the fifteenth century, there is a carving of a clavichord with nine keys.
Amber Kasper, an Austrian maker, was still making squares with a three and a half octave compass, F to C, with an octave span of 153 mm, which was short, as most makers have spans over 160 mm.
www.uk-piano.org /history/compass.html   (1929 words)

 Jeep - Compass - 4x4 SUV - New Sport Utility Vehicle   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Jeep® Compass Sport has two available engines: a 2.0-liter 16-valve I-4§ that produces 158 horsepower and a powerful 2.4-liter 16-valve I-4 that delivers 172 horsepower (2.4L engine is standard on the Limited model).
Jeep® Compass gives you the traction you need when you need it most.
Compass gives you a standard electronic stability program (ESP‡), traction control, ABS, electronic roll mitigation, brake assist, and side-curtain airbags† to help keep you secure as you take advantage of the rugged capability and performance built into every Jeep® Compass.
www.jeep.com /en/compass/index.html   (201 words)

 Compass Group
Compass Group PLC: Board Changes - 11 October 2007
Compass Group PLC: Trading Update - 27 September 2007
Compass Group PLC +44 (0) 1932 573 000
www.compass-group.com   (27 words)

 Compass Records
While they have recently added one of Ireland’s premier young singers, Niamh Dunne, to the fold, their debut...
Receive updates about sales, new releases, and tours in your area.
Compass Records info@compassrecords.com 916 19th Avenue South, Nashville, TN, 37212 USA 615-320-7672
www.compassrecords.com   (542 words)

 Magnetic Fields -- History
It was believed that the inside of the Earth was magnetized in the same fashion, and scientists were greatly puzzled when they found that the direction of the compass needle at any place slowly shifted, decade by decade, suggesting a slow variation of the Earth's magnetic field.
He planned to demonstrate the heating of a wire by an electric current, and also to carry out demonstrations of magnetism, for which he provided a compass needle mounted on a wooden stand.
While performing his electric demonstration, Oersted noted to his surprise that every time the electric current was switched on, the compass needle moved.
www-istp.gsfc.nasa.gov /Education/whmfield.html   (921 words)

 CNN.com - Jeep Compass needs some direction - Sep 22, 2006
The Compass is for those highly self-aware Jeepers who admit as much.
If you load the Compass up with the features most car buyers expect these days, it starts to cost somewhere in the low $20,000 range.
Other than that, those vehicles are better than the Compass in just about every way, including their respective brands' reputations for quality.
www.cnn.com /2006/AUTOS/09/08/jeep_compass   (720 words)

 Compass Home Page   (Site not responding. Last check: )
COMPASS currently features around 5000 objects from the huge range of periods and cultures represented in the Museum.
Visit Alfred the lion for resources and activities for teachers and children.
The British Museum thanks the Annenberg Foundation for its generous donation, which made COMPASS possible.
www.thebritishmuseum.ac.uk /compass   (104 words)

 radio compass on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
All-New 2007 Jeep(R) Compass Grows Brand in a New Direction.
Till their ears bleed: Compass Call's contributions to the war on terror; working along with the much-touted EA-6B Prowler, the EC-130H Compass Call proved to be a critical part of Operation Enduring Freedom.
All points of Compass show no direction; Money CATERING: 'Buying a company that is pounds 182m in the red does not sound like a sharp move to me'.(Business)
encyclopedia.infonautics.com /html/X/X-radiocom.asp   (208 words)

 Spanish bank buys Compass Bank in $10B deal - The Business Journal of Phoenix:   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Compass Bank has 75 branches in Arizona, and deposits here represent nearly 14 percent of Compass' total deposits.
In the wake of previous changes to the banking landscape, Compass, with more than $34 billion in assets and 415 bank offices in six states, had become the second largest Birmingham-based institution behind Regions Financial Corp. (NYSE: RF).
Under the terms of the deal, Compass stockholders can elect to receive either 2.8 shares of Banco Bilbao stock for every share of Compass stock or $71.82 in cash for every share.
phoenix.bizjournals.com /phoenix/stories/2007/02/12/daily51.html   (696 words)

 Compass Banks being bought - The Denver Business Journal:
Compass Bancshares Inc., which has 33 Colorado branches, is being bought by Banco Bilbao Vizcaya Argentaria S.A. (BBVA) for about $9.6 billion in cash and stock, it was reported Friday.
Compass (NASDAQ: CBSS) is a $34 billion Southwestern financial holding company that operates 415 banks in Alabama, Arizona, Colorado, Florida, New Mexico and Texas.
Compass will become a wholly owned subsidiary of BBVA, which plans to merge its U.S.-based banking affiliates with Compass.
denver.bizjournals.com /denver/stories/2007/02/12/daily55.html   (456 words)

 Compass - Compass : Java Search Engine Framework
Compass is a first class open source Java Search Engine Framework, enabling the power of Search Engine semantics to your application stack decoratively.
As of version 0.8, Compass also provides a Lucene Jdbc Directory implementation, allowing storing Lucene index within a database for both pure Lucene applications and Compass enabled applications.
Note, when using Compass, using a database as the index storage requires only updating configuration settings.
www.opensymphony.com /compass   (126 words)

 transit compass on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Williams Communications Seals $120 Million Contract to Provide Voice, Data And Capacity Services to Compass Telecommunications; Williams Communications Acquires Equity Stake in National Competitive Local Exchange Carrier.
WILLIAM LEHMAN 1913-2005: U.S. Rep. followed `internal compass': Former U.S. Rep. William Lehman died Wednesday at 91, after a career that brought him from a small-stakes car dealer to one of the nation's most influential congressmen.
Southern California Prepares for 6.3 Million in Population Increase with Its Compass Vision -- Long-Term Blueprint For Growth.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/X/X-transitc.asp   (247 words)

 The Political Compass
In each instance, you're asked to choose the response that best describes your feeling: Strongly Disagree, Disagree, Agree or Strongly Agree.
At the end of the test, you'll be given the compass, with your own special position on it.
None of your personal details are required, and nothing about your result is recorded or logged in any way.
www.politicalcompass.org   (379 words)

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