Definition of Heliotropes

1. Noun. (plural of heliotrope) ¹



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Definition of Heliotropes

1. heliotrope [n] - See also: heliotrope

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Heliotropes

heliotheism
heliotheist
heliotheistic
heliotheists
heliotherapeutic
heliotherapies
heliotherapy
heliothermic
heliothid
heliothids
heliothis moth
heliotomography
heliotrope
heliotrope cyanosis
heliotroper
heliotropes (current term)
heliotropic
heliotropin
heliotropism
heliotropisms
heliotype
heliotyped
heliotypes
heliotypic
heliotypies
heliotyping
heliotypy
heliox
heliozoan
heliozoans

Literary usage of Heliotropes

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1. The Principles and Practice of Surveying by Charles Blaney Breed, George Leonard Hosmer (1908)
"heliotropes. — On lines which are much longer than ten or ... heliotropes are used not only to show the position of the station but also for the purpose of ..."

2. Geodesy: Including Astronomical Observations, Gravity Measurements, and by George Leonard Hosmer (1919)
"heliotropes. When sighting over longer lines it is necessary to use heliotrope signals if observing by day, and acetylene lights if observing by night ..."

3. Favourite Flowers of Garden and Greenhouse by Edward Step (1897)
"heliotropes Seeds should be sown in heat, about March, in pots of light loam. In June the young plants should be gradually hardened, and planted out about ..."

4. A Treatise on Surveying: Comprising the Theory and the Practice by William Mitchell Gillespie, Cady Staley (1897)
"... from left to right, the correction for phase is minus when the sun is to the right of the signal and plus when it is on the left. 597. heliotropes. ..."

5. A Treatise on Surveying: Comprising the Theory and the Practice by William Mitchell Gillespie (1897)
"heliotropes.—When it becomes necessary to use lines of greater length than 25 or 30 miles, the ordinary signal, no matter what its size, often becomes ..."

6. The Theory and Practice of Surveying: Designed for the Use of Surveyors and by John Butler Johnson (1904)
"heliotropes.—When the distance between stations is such that, owing to the distance, the state of the atmosphere, or the small size of the objective used, ..."

7. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1856)
"NEW heliotropes.—Q,uite a large number of new varieties of this fragrant and admired flower have been produced by the French cultivators, but, ..."

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