bow-compass definition

  • noun:
    • An arcograph.
    • A small couple of compasses, one leg that holds a pencil, or a pen, for drawing groups. Its legs in many cases are connected by a bow-shaped spring, rather than by a joint.
    • a couple of compasses, with a bow or arched dish riveted to one for the legs, and passing through various other.
    • identify compass.

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