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Dipping a Light.
Sailing away from a navigational beacon light and so causing it to dip below horizon.
Lowering national colours as a salute.
has to be lowered a little
, when going about, so that throat of sail and end of yard can be dipped round mast.
needle on horizontal axis
; used when measuring inclination of Earth's magnetic force.
Name sometimes given to deep sea lead. 2. Float on fishing line.
Electrical current flowing in one direction.
magnetism of a compass needle
, that directs the needle into the magnetic meridian.
Of wind, is compass point from which it blows.
, is direction towards which it sets.
Instrument for finding the bearing of a transmitting radio station or radio beacon.
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