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gnomonic

[noh-mon-ik] /noʊˈmɒn ɪk/
adjective
1.
of or relating to a gnomon or to a sundial.
2.
of or relating to the measurement of time by a gnomon or a sundial.
3.
gnomic2 .
4.
of, relating to, or noting a map projection in which all great circles are depicted as straight lines:
a gnomonic chart.
Sometimes, gnomonical [noh-mon-i-kuh l] /noʊˈmɒn ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA).
Origin of gnomonic
1595-1605
1595-1605; < Latin gnōmonicus “of, belonging to a gnomon” < Greek gnōmonikós. See gnomon, -ic
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