The range of notes, or tones, within the capacity of a voice or instrument.
An instrument for determining directions upon the earth's surface by means of a magnetized bar or needle turning freely upon a pivot and pointing in a northerly and southerly direction.
A circle; a continent.
To curve; to bend into a circular form.
A passing round; circuit; circuitous course.
An inclosing limit; boundary; circumference; as, within the compass of an encircling wall.
An inclosed space; an area; extent.
To go about or entirely round; to make the circuit of.
Computerized Movement Planning and Status System
The Computerized Adaptive, Placement, Assessment Support System test to measure academic preparedness. Contact the Counseling Center.
Computerized Movements Planning and Status System
A computerized assessment for course placement of enrolling students that identifies a student's skill levels in math, reading, and writing. This is not a test that can be passed or failed. One's "score" on each section of the assessment (reading, writing, and math) simply indicates the appropriate starting point for each student.
travel around, either by plane or ship; "We compassed the earth"
an extremely valuable piece of equipment used not only by hikers and campers, but also pilots in airplanes, captains of ships at sea, and car drivers everywhere
Often accompanied by a sextant and/or an anchor indicates a master mariner but not necessarily a ship master. Stone 305 shows a large hand-held compass as used underground by a coal mine overseer. This is known as a 'Collier's Dial'.