lensatic compass

len·​sat·​ic compass | \ (ˈ)len¦zatik- \

Definition of lensatic compass

: a magnetic compass having a magnifying lens for reading the compass scale

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History and Etymology for lensatic compass

lens entry 1 + -atic (as in quadratic)

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“Lensatic compass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/lensatic%20compass. Accessed 28 Nov. 2020.

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