Words nearby astrolabe
Origin of astrolabe
OTHER WORDS FROM astrolabeas·tro·lab·i·cal [as-truh-lab-i-kuh l, -ley-bi-] /ˌæs trəˈlæb ɪ kəl, -ˈleɪ bɪ-/, adjective
Examples from the Web for astrolabe
See Chaucer's own treatise on The Astrolabe, which he describes.Chaucer's Works, Volume 5 (of 7) -- Notes to the Canterbury Tales|Geoffrey Chaucer
The works upon, and descriptions of, the astrolabe, are numerous.Chaucer's Works, Volume 3 (of 7)|Geoffrey Chaucer
We crossed several streams from the Astrolabe Range, all flowing into the Laroki.
Chaucer there speaks of the astrolabe he has "compounded after the latitude of Oxford."
We walked about seven miles through bush, and then began the ascent of one of the spurs of the Astrolabe.