English → English - gnomon

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n. (Astronomy) device for finding the height of the Sun by measuring noontime shadows; vertical shaft of a sundial; (Geometry) what remains of a parallelogram after removing a similar parallelogram from one of its corners
n. (Astronomy) gnomon, device for finding the height of the Sun by measuring noontime shadows; vertical shaft of a sundial; (Geometry) what remains of a parallelogram after removing a similar parallelogram from one of its corners
n. gnome, one of a number of small creatures that live in the earth and guard its treasures, goblin, dwarf (Folklore)

English → Spanish - gnomon

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s. Indicador, (en astronomía) utilizado para medir la altura según la sobra al mediodía, aguja en reloj de sol; gnomon

Spanish → English - gnomon

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n. (Astronomy) gnomon, device for finding the height of the Sun by measuring noontime shadows; vertical shaft of a sundial; (Geometry) what remains of a parallelogram after removing a similar parallelogram from one of its corners

English → French - gnomon

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n. gnomon (astronomie) instrument servant à lire le temps solaire ou lunaire, cadran solaire; (géométrie) partie parallèle restante après avoir retiré la partie correspondante de ces côtés

English → German - gnomon

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n. (Astronomie) Gnomon, Gerät das den Stand der Sonne mit Hilfe ihres Schattens anzeigt; die senkrechte Stange einer Sonnenuhr

English → Italian - gnomon

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s. gnomone (in astronomia, asta o stilo la cui ombra indica l'ora nelle meridiane); (in geometria, la parte rimanente di un parallelogramma dopo la rimozione di simile parallelogramma contenente uno dei suoi angoli)

English → Portuguese - gnomon

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s. gnômon (na astronomia, antigo instrumento astronômico), ponteiro de quadrante solar; (na geometria) parte de um grande paralelogramo que sobra depois de remover-se um paralelogramo menor de um de seus ângulos

English → Russian - gnomon

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с. гномон, столбик-указатель солнечных часов

English → Turkish - gnomon

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i. güneş saati mili

English → Ukrainian - gnomon

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n. гномон

French → English - gnomon

blade of a sundial

Dutch → English - gnomon

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n. gnome, one of a number of small creatures that live in the earth and guard its treasures, goblin, dwarf (Folklore)

English → Dutch - gnomon

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zn. gnomon (verticale stijl v.) zonnewijzer; gnomon (in wiskunde)

English → Greek - gnomon

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ουσ. ωροδείκτης, γνώμων

Spanish → German - gnomon

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n. sonnenuhr

English → Chinese - gnomon

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(名) 日晷仪, 日规; (天文学) 用测量中午时分阴影的方法寻找太阳高度的装置; 日晷上纵向的杆状物; (几何学) 从平行四边形一角除去一个相似的余形

English → Japanese - gnomon

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(名) (天文学)正午の影をはかって太陽の高度を知るための装置; 日時計の縦軸; (幾何学)平行四辺形の角の一つから類似した平行四辺形を取り除いた後残った元の平行四辺形の部分

German → Chinese - gnomon

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[der] 日晷。日晷仪。圭表。

Definition of gnomon

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Noun
1. The pointer on a sundial.
2. A plane figure formed by removing a parallelogram from a corner of a larger parallelogram.
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