gnomon

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  1. gnomon

  1. Substantiivi

  2. gnomon

gnomon englanniksi

  1. An object such as a pillar or a rod that is used to tell time by the shadow it casts when the sun shines on it, especially the pointer on a sundial. (defdate)

  2. (synonyms)

  3. (quote-book), compiler|chapter=Dialling: ... The Ninth Tractate. Appendix. Chap. IV. A General and Most Easie Way to Project Hour-lines upon All Kinds of Superfices without any Regard had to Their Standing, either in respect of Declination or Inclination|title=Dialling, Plain, Concave, Convex, Projective, Reflective, Refractive. Shewing, how to Make All such Dials, and to Adorn Them with All Useful Furniture Relating to the Course of the Sun;(nb...)|edition=2nd|location=London|publisher=Printed by J. Matthews, for Churchill|Awnsham and John Churchill(nb...)|year=1700|page=83|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=SUHWRGsPmS0C&pg=PA83|oclc=316646019|passage=Let a Gnomon, being firſt ſharpened into a Point, be ſhaped, and faſtned in ſuch wiſe, that it no way hinder either the draught of the Horizontal Line, or the Point of the ſhadow from having free access to the Dial at all times of the Year. (..) Upon the Superfices of the Dial, obſerve the Point of the Shadow of the Gnomon (making a mark at it) and the Sun's Altitude, both of them at the ſame inſtant of time.

  4. (quote-journal)|magazine=The Gentleman's Magazine|The Gentleman’s Magazine, and Historical Chronicle|location=London|publisher=Printed by David Henry and R. Cave,(nb...)|month=March|year=1758|year_published=January 1755|volume=XXVIII|page=99|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=DGHPAAAAMAAJ&pg=PA99|column=1|oclc=192374019|passage=The moſt celebrated gnomons, for examining the courſe of the ſun, which are exiſting at this time, have been ſuppoſed to be that in the church of St ''Petronio'' at ''Bologna'', 89 ''Engliſh'' feet high; that of the ''Chartreux'' at ''Rome'', about 67 feet; and that of St ''Sulpice'' at ''Paris'', 86 feet. (..) The gnomon of the cathedral of that city Florence, erected by Paolo dal Pozzo Toscanelli|''Paolo dal Pozzo'' ''Toscanelli'', in the courſe of the 16th century, whoſe height exceeds that of the three before-mentioned, taken all together, being near 300 ''Engliſh'' feet, and higher than our ''London'' monument by almoſt a third part.

  5. (quote-book)|author2=Bháscara ''i.e.'', (w)|chapter=Shadow of a Gnomon|translator=(w)|title=Algebra, with Arithmetic and Mensuration, from the Sanscrit of Brahmegupta and Bháscara|location=London|publisher=Murray (publisher)|John Murray,(nb...)|year=1817|page=108|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=ebZIAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA108|oclc=1038133983|passage=The gnomon being the upright, and the shadow the side, the square-root of the sum of the squares is the hypotenuse; (..)

  6. (quote-book)|series=States Geological Survey|Geological Survey Professional Paper|seriesvolume=1048|location=Washington, D.C.|publisher=States Government Publishing Office|United States Government Printing Office|year=1981|page=530|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=tiksAQAAIAAJ&pg=PA530|oclc=6816255|passage=Approximate scales can be placed on near-field objects in pictures containing the gnomon by using an ellipse template. The (w) gnomon (..) stands on three legs that, on a hard surface, define a circle 61.7 cm in diameter.

  7. An object such as a pillar used by an observer to calculate the meridian altitude of the sun (that is, the altitude of the sun when it reaches the observer's meridian), for the purpose of determining the observer's latitude.

  8. (quote-book)|location=London|publisher=Printed by Joseph Moxon;(nb...)|year=1659|section=2nd book (Shewing the Practical Use of the Globes. Applying Them to the Solution of Astronomical and Geographical Problemes.)|page=56|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=dKFkAAAAcAAJ&pg=PA56|oclc=228725173|passage=This muſt be performed by help of a ''Spherick Gnomon'', (as ''Blaew'' &91;Blaeu|Willem Janszoon Blaeu&93; calls it,) which is a ſmall Pin or Needle fixed perpendicularly into a ſmal Baſis with an hollow concave bottom, that it may ſtand upon the convexity of the Globe.

  9. (quote-book)|location=London|publisher=Printed for Strahan|Andrew Strahan, and Cadell (publisher)|Thomas Cadell(nb...); Edinburgh: E. Balfour|year=1791|pages=78–79|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=xcERAAAAYAAJ&pg=PA78|oclc=1035338177|passage=In order to aſcertain the latitude of any place, the ancients obſerved the meridian altitude of the ſun, either by means of the ſhadow of a perpendicular gnomon, or by means of an aſtrolabe, from which it was eaſy to compute how many degrees and minutes the place of obſervation was diſtant from the Equator.

  10. The index of the circle of a globe.

  11. (RQ:British Encyclopedia) ''of a globe''|noformat=yes|url=https://archive.org/details/gri_33125014817791/page/n619/mode/1up|column=2|passage=(smallcaps) ''of a globe'', the little style or gnomon, which being fixed on the pole of the globe, and turning round with it, points out the hours upon the hour circle.

  12. A plane figure formed by removing a parallelogram from a corner of a larger parallelogram.

  13. (RQ:Chambers Cyclopaedia)

  14. A number representing the increment between two (l).

  15. (quote-book)|year=1999|pages=16 and 17|pageurl=https://books.google.com/books?id=R0d76m-Be10C&pg=PA16|isbn=978-0-691-00514-0|passage=&91;page 16&93; The figurate number's gnomon is therefore 1+nb in the general case. A trivial family of numbers, those for which b=0, might be called ''linear''. (..) &91;page 17&93; Clearly, a figurate number of rank n is equal to the sum of its first n gnomons, and in particular ''the sum of the first'' n ''odd numbers is equal to'' n^2.

  16. (eo-form of)

  17. (l)

  18. gnomon; pillar or rod on a sundial whose shadow is used to indicate the time

  19. gnomon