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Record 1 2011-08-02

English

Subject field(s)
  • Surveying Instruments
  • Scientific Instruments
  • General Scientific and Technical Vocabulary
DEF

A compass that consists of a beam with sliding sockets which carry steel or pencil points and that is used for drawing large circles.

French

Domaine(s)
  • Instruments d'arpentage
  • Instruments scientifiques
  • Vocabulaire technique et scientifique général
DEF

Compas de dessin pour le tracé des cercles de grands diamètres, constitué par une règle, un bloc à pointe servant de pivot, et un bloc traceur muni d'un crayon ou d'un tire-ligne.

Spanish

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