Pair-of-compasses sentence example

pair-of-compasses
  • These degrees were, when necessary, repeated along the stem by the employment of a pair of compasses till 80 degrees were marked off.
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  • By means of this instrument questions in navigation, trigonometry, &c., are solved with the aid of a pair of compasses.
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  • After that they took his right hand, placed it on something, and told him to hold a pair of compasses to his left breast with the other hand and to repeat after someone who read aloud an oath of fidelity to the laws of the Order.
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