binnacle
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /ˈbɪnəkəl/
Noun

binnacle (plural binnacles)

  1. (nautical) The wooden housing for a ship's compass, with its corrector magnets and illuminating arrangements. The log and other equipment for measuring the ship's speed are also stowed there.
  2. The instrument cluster on a car or motorcycle.
Translations
  • German: Kompasshaus, Kompasshäuschen
  • Italian: chiesuola
  • Russian: накто́уз
  • Spanish: bitácora



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