A device used to determine geographical direction, usually consisting of a magnetic needle mounted on a pivot, aligning itself naturally with the Earth's magnetic field so that it points to the Earth's geomagnetic north or south pole.
A device used for drawing circles and arcs and for measuring distances on maps, consisting of two legs hinged together at one end.
Find another word for cincture. In this page you can discover 12 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for cincture, like: band, begird, belt, compass, encompass, engirdle, gird, girdle, girt, ring and engird.
Except in the boreal areas the breech-clout was nearly universal with men, and the cincture or short petticoat with women.
gown with large puffy sleeves, designed to be worn without a cincture.
puffy sleeves, designed to be worn without a cincture.
Over this costume the pope wears, on less solemn occasions, the lace rochet and the red mozetta, bordered with ermine, or the camauro, similar to the mozetta, but with the addition of a hood, and over all the stole embroidered with his arms. The pope's liturgical costume consists, in the first place, of all the elements comprising that of the bishops: stockings and sandals, amice, alb, cincture, tunicle and dalmatic, stole, ring, gloves, chasuble or cope, the latter, however, with a morse ornamented with precious stones, and for head-dress the mitre (see Vestments).
the removal from the branch of a ring of bark, or the application of a tight cincture, in consequence of which the growth of the fruits above the wound or the obstruction is enhanced.