Compass-deflection Definition

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The difference, expressed in degrees, between the direction a magnetic compass needle points and true or astronomical north; magnetic declination.

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Differences, expressed in degrees, between magnetic north directions and the direction a magnetic compass points, owing to local magnetic interferences; magnetic deviation.
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compass-deflection
Plural:
compass deflections

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