Magnetic-compass sentence example

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  • Owing to proximity to the magnetic compass the whole of the tube must be non-magnetic. High-strength bronze was used in the earlier practice in the British navy.
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  • Has anyone, anywhere, ever gotten accuracy that good from a magnetic compass?
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  • He found that a vibrating magnetic compass needle came to rest sooner when placed over a plate of copper than otherwise, and also that a plate of copper rotating under a suspended magnet tended to drag the magnet in the same direction.
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