a bar of soft iron, mounted vertically beneath a compass to compensate for vertical magnetic currents.
(nautical) a bar of soft iron mounted on a binnacle to compensate for local magnetism causing error to the compass
noun 1. a drought-resistant pasture grass, Iseilema membranacea, native to inland regions of Australia and used as fodder.
[fling] /flɪŋ/ verb (used with object), flung, flinging. 1. to throw, cast, or hurl with force or violence: to fling a stone. 2. to move (oneself) violently with impatience, contempt, or the like: She flung herself angrily from the room. 3. to put suddenly or violently: to fling a suspect into jail. 4. to project […]
noun 1. a mountain range in S Australia. Highest peak, St. Mary Peak, 3900 feet (1190 meters). noun 1. a mountain range in E South Australia, between Lake Torrens and Lake Frome. Highest peak: 1188 m (3898 ft)
[fling-er] /ˈflɪŋ ər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. Also called slinger, thrower. a device, mounted on a rotating shaft, for throwing lubricant onto a bearing or for keeping grit out of a bearing by centrifugal force.