[ an-ti-ki-theer-uh; Greek ahn-dee-kee-thee-rah ]
/ ˌæn tɪ kɪˈθɪər ə; Greek ˌɑn diˈki θi rɑ /
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an island in the eastern Mediterranean, northwest of Crete: archaeological site. 8½ sq. mi. (22 sq. km).
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Also An·di·ki·thi·ra [an-di-ki-theer-uh; Greek ahn-dee-kee-thee-rah] /ˌæn dɪ kɪˈθɪər ə; Greek ˌɑn diˈki θi rɑ/ .
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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