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|Synonyms:||dividers, divider calipers; DE: Zirkel, Reißzirkel|
|Type:||marking & measuring hand tool|
|Access Requirements:||upon reading|
|Similar (More or Less):||scriber, calipers|
Compasses (or "dividers") are tools to draw or inscribe circles as well as to reproduce distances.
We have a scribing compass and one that uses a regular pencil to make its mark.