Definition of Sundials

1. Noun. (plural of sundial) ¹



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Definition of Sundials

1. sundial [n] - See also: sundial

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sundials

sunder
sunder out
sunderance
sundered
sunderer
sunderers
sundering
sunderling
sunders
sundew
sundew family
sundew plant
sundews
sundial
sundial lupine
sundials (current term)
sundiusite
sundog
sundogs
sundown
sundown syndrome
sundowned
sundowner
sundowner's syndrome
sundowner syndrome
sundowners
sundowners syndrome
sundowning
sundowns
sundra

Literary usage of Sundials

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1. Proceedings of the Society of Antiquaries of Scotland by Society of Antiquaries of Scotland (1890)
"There are numerous works treating of the scientific construction of sundials, in which definite rules are laid down for the guidance of the workmen, ..."

2. Scottish Notes and Queries by John Malcolm Bulloch (1895)
"Ancient sundials. Page Church Music in 1761 34 Notes of a Lecture on the Place ... ANCIENT sundials. EVERY contribution to our knowledge on the subject of ..."

3. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1908)
"These mottoes on our old sundials unconsciously describe our varying thoughts and passing moods—sad and genial, devout and fanciful, consolatory and ..."

4. Ancient Egyptian Science: A Source Book by Marshall Clagett (1989)
"Egyptian sundials The sun clocks described in the preceding section measured ... The first of the Egyptian sundials is a small ivory disk found at Gezer in ..."

5. Vitruvius, the Ten Books on Architecture by Vitruvius Pollio (1914)
"CHAPTER VIII sundials AND WATER CLOCKS 1. THE semicircular form, hollowed out of a square block, and cut under to correspond to the polar altitude, ..."

6. Lincolnshire Notes and Queries: A Quarterly Journal...devoted to the by E. Mansel Sympson (1889)
"I am about to issue a new and enlarged edition of The Bool^ of sundials, by the late Mrs. Alfred Gatty, and shall be glad to hear of any sundials with ..."

7. Garden Planning by William Snow Rogers (1911)
"... Temple dial: "What an antique air had the now almost effaced sundials with their moral inscriptions, seeming coevals with that time which they r Fig. ..."

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