emoji 🧭 compass svg

“🧭” meaning: compass Emoji

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    iOS 🧭Minimum display requirements

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    Android 🧭Minimum display requirements

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    Windows 🧭Minimum display requirements

🧭Meaning and Description

The emoji🧭 shows a round compass with a pointer. The face of the compass is predominantly white, punctuated by cardinal directions: North, South, East, and West. It has a red pointer on one end and a grey pointer on the other, with the red end pointing towards the North.

The compass has a long history that dates back to ancient China, where it was first invented as a magnetic device for divination and geomancy. Later, it was adapted for navigation🚢 by sailors and explorers who used it to determine their position and direction on the sea. The compass was also important for the development of cartography, astronomy, and geography.

Since the main usage of a compass is to find directions and navigate, 🧭 can be used to indicate direction, orientation, or location.

Additionally, it's a favorite among travelers and adventure enthusiasts, as it can express a sense of adventure🤠, exploration, or travel.

For those who embark on new life journeys, 🧭 can symbolize guidance, inspiration, or motivation or suggest direction or purpose.

This emoji can also imply a magnetic attraction or connection between two people or things.
💡Extended reading and popular science

The meaning of emoji symbol 🧭 is compass, it is related to magnetic, navigation, orienteering, it can be found in emoji category: "🚌 Travel & Places" - "🌍 Map".

🧭Examples and Usage

🔸 We have presidents and the Constitution is our compass🧭.
🔸 Because when it comes to sex, I have an unwavering moral compass🧭.

🧭Basic Information

Emoji: 🧭
Shortname: compass
Apple Name: compass
Codepoint: U+1F9ED Copy
Decimal: ALT+129517
Unicode Version: 11.0 (2018-05-21)
Emoji Version: 11.0 (2018-05-21)
Categories: 🚌 Travel & Places
Sub Categories: 🌍 Map
Keywords: compass | magnetic | navigation | orienteering
Proposal: L2/17‑113

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🧭Relative Topic

🧭More Languages

Language Short Name & Link
Arabic🧭 بوصلة
Bulgarian🧭 компас
Chinese, Simplified🧭 指南针
Chinese, Traditional🧭 指南針
Croatian🧭 kompas
Czech🧭 kompas
Danish🧭 kompas
Dutch🧭 kompas
Filipino🧭 compass
Finnish🧭 kompassi
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