true north


Definition of true north

  1. :  north that is calculated by using an imaginary line through the Earth rather than by using a compass :  the direction that leads to the North Pole

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  being in accordance with the actual state of affairs

    :  conformable to an essential reality

    :  fully realized or fulfilled

  1. :  in accordance with fact or reality

    :  without deviation

    :  without variation from type

  1. :  truth, reality

  1. :  to make level, square, balanced, or concentric :  bring or restore to a desired mechanical accuracy or form

  1. :  to, toward, or in the north

  1. :  situated toward or at the north

    :  coming from the north

  1. :  the direction of the north terrestrial pole :  the direction to the left of one facing east

    :  the compass point directly opposite to south

    :  regions or countries lying to the north of a specified or implied point of orientation

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