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[an-ti-ki-theer-uh; Greek ahn-dee-kee-thee-rah]
  1. an island in the E Mediterranean, NW of Crete: archaeological site. 8½ sq. mi. (22 sq. km).
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Historical Examples

  • The teeth are shaped like equilateral triangles and square shanks are used, exactly as with the Antikythera machine.

    On the Origin of Clockwork, Perpetual Motion Devices, and the Compass

    Derek J. de Solla Price