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1. gnomon

noun. indicator provided by the stationary arm whose shadow indicates the time on the sundial.

Synonyms

  • sundial

Etymology

  • gnomon (Latin)
  • γνώμων (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word gnomon


1. Noun, singular or mass
Set your watch to the local time and at the top of a morning hour, move the hour band so that the edge of the gnomon's shadow falls across the matching number on the band.

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