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gnomonic

[noh-mon-ik] /noʊˈmɒn ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a gnomon or to a sundial.
2.
of or pertaining to the measurement of time by a gnomon or a sundial.
3.
gnomic2 .
Also, gnomonical.
Origin
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin gnōmonicus of, belonging to a gnomon < Greek gnōmonikós. See gnomon, -ic
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Examples for gnomonic
  • The gnomonic system defines abstract concepts over episodes.
  • Tracking long traveled swell with gnomonic cartographic projections.
  • Modelling natural mortality with age in short-lived invertebrate populations: definition of a strategy of gnomonic time division.

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