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But I landed in the dark chamber of a Gnomon, waist-deep in loose wheat.
I mounted the only unsealed Gnomon and shouted down into its cavernous depths.
A gnomon or pin erected so as to throw its traveling shadow across a graduated arc constitutes a dial.The Old Furniture Book|N. Hudson Moore
A figure in the shape of a gnomon put round two sides of a square makes it into a larger square.Archimedes|Thomas Little Heath
And the given absolute magnitude to which it is equal is the rectangle beneath the unequal segments, without gnomon.William Oughtred|Florian Cajori