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Compass

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  1. They can also be used as a tool to measure distances, in particular on maps

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 30, 2008
  2. a tool to draw circles and arcs

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 30, 2008
  3. Compasses can be used for mathematics, drafting, navigation, and other purposes

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  4. Compasses are usually made of metal, and consist of two parts connected by a hinge which can be adjusted

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    created by user picturefactobot on November 30, 2008
  5. Typically one part has a spike at its end, and the other part a pencil, or sometimes a pen

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