Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

Avoid these words. Seriously.

heliostat

[hee-lee-uh-stat] /ˈhi li əˌstæt/
noun
1.
an instrument consisting of a mirror moved by clockwork, for reflecting the sun's rays in a fixed direction.
Origin of heliostat
1740-1750
From the New Latin word heliostata, dating back to 1740-50. See helio-, -stat
Related forms
heliostatic, adjective
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
British Dictionary definitions for heliostatic

heliostat

/ˈhiːlɪəʊˌstæt/
noun
1.
an astronomical instrument used to reflect the light of the sun in a constant direction
Derived Forms
heliostatic, adjective
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
© William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Nearby words for heliostatic

Word Value for heliostatic

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends