altitude dial

  1. an adjustable sundial utilizing the altitude of the sun, at a given latitude and time of year, as a means of telling the time.

Words Nearby altitude dial Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use altitude dial in a sentence

  • The altitude dial said that the water was three hundred feet beneath, and rapidly rising nearer.

    Under Arctic Ice | H.G. Winter
  • The altitude dial's pointer reached for one thousand and slid past.

    Hawk Carse | Anthony Gilmore
  • The altitude dial's finger almost jumped from forty thousand to thirty-five.

    Hawk Carse | Anthony Gilmore