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Gnomonic
Gnomonic Gno*mon"ic, Gnomonical Gno*mon"ic*al, a. [L. gnomonicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. gnomonique. See Gnomon.] Of or pertaining to the gnomon, or the art of dialing. Gnomonic projection, a projection of the circles of the sphere, in which the point of sight is taken at the center of the sphere, and the principal plane is tangent to the surface of the sphere. ``The gnomonic projection derives its name from the connection between the methods of describing it and those for the construction of a gnomon or dial.' --Cyc. of Arts & Sciences.
Gnomonic projection
Gnomonic Gno*mon"ic, Gnomonical Gno*mon"ic*al, a. [L. gnomonicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. gnomonique. See Gnomon.] Of or pertaining to the gnomon, or the art of dialing. Gnomonic projection, a projection of the circles of the sphere, in which the point of sight is taken at the center of the sphere, and the principal plane is tangent to the surface of the sphere. ``The gnomonic projection derives its name from the connection between the methods of describing it and those for the construction of a gnomon or dial.' --Cyc. of Arts & Sciences.
Gnomonical
Gnomonic Gno*mon"ic, Gnomonical Gno*mon"ic*al, a. [L. gnomonicus, Gr. ?: cf. F. gnomonique. See Gnomon.] Of or pertaining to the gnomon, or the art of dialing. Gnomonic projection, a projection of the circles of the sphere, in which the point of sight is taken at the center of the sphere, and the principal plane is tangent to the surface of the sphere. ``The gnomonic projection derives its name from the connection between the methods of describing it and those for the construction of a gnomon or dial.' --Cyc. of Arts & Sciences.
Gnomonically
Gnomonically Gno*mon"ic*al*ly, adv. According to the principles of the gnomonic projection.
Gnomonics
Gnomonics Gno*mon"ics, n. [See Gnomonic.] The art or science of dialing, or of constructing dials to show the hour of the day by the shadow of a gnomon.
Gnomonist
Gnomonist Gno"mon*ist, n. One skilled in gnomonics. --Boyle.
Gnomonology
Gnomonology Gno`mon*ol"o*gy, n. [Gnomon + -logy. Cf. Gnomonology.] A treatise on gnomonics.
Pathognomonic
Pathognomonic Pa*thog`no*mon"ic, a. [Gr. ? skilled in judging of diseases; ? a disease + ? skilled: cf. F. pathognomonique. See Gnomic.] (Med.) Specially or decisively characteristic of a disease; indicating with certainty a disease; as, a pathognomonic symptom. The true pathognomonic sign of love jealousy. --Arbuthnot.

Meaning of Gnomon from wikipedia

- A gnomon (/ˈnoʊmɒn, ˈnoʊmən/, from Gr**** γνώμων, gnōmōn, literally: "one that knows or examines") is the part of a sundial that casts a shadow. The term...
- of the gnomon, though a single point or nodus may be used. The gnomon casts a broad shadow; the shadow of the style shows the time. The gnomon may be...
- A gnomon is the part of a sundial that casts the shadow. Gnomon may also refer to: Gnomon (figure), in geometry, a plane figure formed by removing a similar...
- consisting of a gigantic triangular gnomon with the hypotenuse parallel to the Earth's axis. On either side of the gnomon is a quadrant of a circle, parallel...
- Gnomon is a for-profit college in Hollywood, California. The school focuses on artistic and technical training for careers in the visual effects and games...
- golden triangle and a golden gnomon. A golden gnomon can be bisected into a golden triangle and two golden gnomons. A golden gnomon and a golden triangle with...
- The Gnomon of Saint-Sulpice is an astronomical measurement device located in the Church of Saint-Sulpice (Église Saint-Sulpice) in Paris, France. It is...
- Meridian and to the sunlight line defining the exact time of Easter on the Gnomon of Saint-Sulpice, marked by a br**** strip on the floor of the church, where...
- In geometry, a gnomon is a plane figure formed by removing a similar parallelogram from a corner of a larger parallelogram; or, more generally, a figure...
- The theorem of the gnomon states that certain parallelograms occurring in a gnomon have areas of equal size. In a parallelogram A B C D {\displaystyle...
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