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Pelorus



[puh-lawr-uh s, -lohr-] /pəˈlɔr əs, -ˈloʊr-/

noun, plural peloruses. Navigation.
1.
a device for measuring in degrees the relative bearings of observed objects.
/pɪˈlɔːrəs/
noun (pl) -ruses
1.
a sighting device used in conjunction with a magnetic compass or a gyrocompass for measuring the relative bearings of observed points

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