Pronunciation of Compass  


English Meaning

A passing round; circuit; circuitous course.

  1. A device used to determine geographic direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle or needles horizontally mounted or suspended and free to pivot until aligned with the earth's magnetic field.
  2. Another device, such as a radio compass or a gyrocompass, used for determining geographic direction.
  3. A V-shaped device for describing circles or circular arcs and for taking measurements, consisting of a pair of rigid, end-hinged legs, one of which is equipped with a pen, pencil, or other marker and the other with a sharp point providing a pivot about which the drawing leg is turned. Also called pair of compasses.
  4. An enclosing line or boundary; a circumference: outside the compass of the fence. See Synonyms at circumference.
  5. A restricted space or area: four huge crates within the compass of the elevator.
  6. Range or scope, as of understanding, perception, or authority: "Lacking a coherent intellectual and moral commitment, [he] was forced to find his compass in personal experience” ( Doris Kearns Goodwin). See Synonyms at range.
  7. Music See range.
  8. To make a circuit of; circle: The sailboat compassed the island.
  9. To surround; encircle. See Synonyms at surround.
  10. To understand; comprehend.
  11. To succeed in carrying out; accomplish. See Synonyms at reach.
  12. To scheme; plot.
  13. Forming a curved configuration.
  14. Semicircular. Used of bow windows.

Malayalam Meaning

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× വൃത്തം - Vruththam | Vrutham
× മണ്ഡലം - Mandalam
× പരിഗതി - Parigathi
× സീമ - Seema
× വക്രഗതി - Vakragathi
× ചുറ്റും വ്യാപിക്കുക - Chuttum Vyaapikkuka | Chuttum Vyapikkuka
× വ്യാപ്‌തി - Vyaapthi | Vyapthi
× പരിധി - Paridhi


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.


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