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COMPAS POINTES SECHES [2 records]

Record 1 - external organization data 2017-04-12

English

Subject field(s)
  • Compartment – Nomenclature 4.0
  • Museums and Heritage (General)
OBS

divider: an item in the "Drafting Tools and Equipment" class of the "Tools and Equipment for Communication" category.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Tiroir – Nomenclature 4.0
  • Muséologie et patrimoine (Généralités)
OBS

compas à pointes sèches : objet de la classe «Outils et équipement de graphisme» de la catégorie «Outillage et équipement pour la communication».

Spanish

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Record 2 2011-11-03

English

Subject field(s)
  • Scientific Instruments
  • Measuring Instruments (Engineering)
DEF

Compasses used only for measuring or transferring distances, and not for describing arcs.

OBS

Dividers: often confused with "compasses" due to similarity in construction.

OBS

dividers: usually found in plural form.

Key term(s)
  • compass
  • compasses
  • pair of compasses
  • divider

French

Domaine(s)
  • Instruments scientifiques
  • Instruments de mesure (Ingénierie)
DEF

Compas dont chaque branche se termine par une simple pointe, utilisé pour reporter des longueurs.

Key term(s)
  • compas

Spanish

Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Instrumentos científicos
  • Instrumentos de medida (Ingeniería)
DEF

Instrumento de delineante que se utiliza para transportar medidas.

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