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See definition of sundial on Dictionary.com
  • as intimepiece
  • as inclock

synonyms for sundial

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

It’s amazing to use the stars spinning overhead during the winter as a sundial, where by the position of stars you know what time of day or night it is.
WHAT YOU CAN LEARN FROM LIVING IN ANTARCTICA - ISSUE 92: FRONTIERSMARISSA GRUNESNOVEMBER 11, 2020NAUTILUS
Our next quest was for a sundial plate, but it was a vain search, for not a store in town carried such an article.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
The grape arbour along the west side of the sundial lawn was also built, of plain chestnut.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
“This is no time for bad puns,” she answered, dragging me swiftly down through the orchard, and up again to the sundial.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
Then it whitened the sundial lawn, reminding us to take the wooden dial post in for the winter.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
Beside, a sundial is not a portable instrument, and Joshua and his men had something more pressing to do than to loiter round it.
THE ASTRONOMY OF THE BIBLEE. WALTER MAUNDER
It has been generally assumed that it was an actual sundial upon which this sign was seen.
THE ASTRONOMY OF THE BIBLEE. WALTER MAUNDER
But there is no reason to think that the word rendered in our Authorized Version as "dial" was a sundial at all.
THE ASTRONOMY OF THE BIBLEE. WALTER MAUNDER
He merely continued the carving of his couplet upon the lower stone of the sundial, whistling the air as he did so.
JOAN OF THE SWORD HANDS(AMUEL) R(UTHERFORD) CROCKETT
"The sundial was about as much good as a fan would be in Greenland," grinned Christopher.
CHRISTOPHER AND THE CLOCKMAKERSSARA WARE BASSETT
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WORDS RELATED TO SUNDIAL

  • Big Ben
  • alarm
  • chroniker
  • chronograph
  • chronometer
  • digital watch
  • hourglass
  • metronome
  • pendulum
  • stopwatch
  • sundial
  • tattler
  • tick-tock
  • ticker
  • timekeeper
  • timemarker
  • timepiece
  • timer
  • turnip
  • watch
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