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synonyms for gnomon

  • calendar
  • chronograph
  • chronometer
  • chronoscope
  • clepsydra
  • clock
  • dial
  • horologe
  • hourglass
  • metronome
  • pendulum
  • repeater
  • stopwatch
  • sundial
  • watch
  • alarm clock
  • isochronon
  • time-keeper
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How to use gnomon in a sentence

But I landed in the dark chamber of a Gnomon, waist-deep in loose wheat.
PHARAOH'S BROKERELLSWORTH DOUGLASS
I mounted the only unsealed Gnomon and shouted down into its cavernous depths.
PHARAOH'S BROKERELLSWORTH DOUGLASS
A gnomon or pin erected so as to throw its traveling shadow across a graduated arc constitutes a dial.
THE OLD FURNITURE BOOKN. HUDSON MOORE
A figure in the shape of a gnomon put round two sides of a square makes it into a larger square.
ARCHIMEDESTHOMAS LITTLE HEATH
And the given absolute magnitude to which it is equal is the rectangle beneath the unequal segments, without gnomon.
WILLIAM OUGHTREDFLORIAN CAJORI
On leaving the temple he glanced at the gnomon or sundial, which at that height marked the time for all Rome.
SNNICAVICENTE BLASCO IBEZ
It is meant to serve as the gnomon of a gigantic dial, traced in lines of white marble in the pavement of the square.
ROMAN MOSAICSHUGH MACMILLAN
Time itself was measured by a clepsydra or water-clock, as well as by a gnomon or dial.
ASSYRIA, ITS PRINCES, PRIESTS AND PEOPLEA. H. (ARCHIBALD HENRY) SAYCE
If the gnomon of a sun-dial be divided into two equal, and also into two unequal parts, what would be its value?
THE FURTHER ADVENTURES OF MR. VERDANT GREEN, AN OXFORD UNDER-GRADUATECUTHBERT BEDE
Each twelve month the gnomon on the literary sundial is likely to cast some shadow one will not willingly forget.
SHANDYGAFFCHRISTOPHER MORLEY
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WORDS RELATED TO GNOMON

  • alarm clock
  • calendar
  • chronograph
  • chronometer
  • chronoscope
  • clepsydra
  • clock
  • dial
  • gnomon
  • horologe
  • hourglass
  • isochronon
  • metronome
  • pendulum
  • repeater
  • stopwatch
  • sundial
  • time-keeper
  • watch
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