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gnomonic

[ noh-mon-ik ]
/ noʊˈmɒn ɪk /
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adjective
of or relating to a gnomon or to a sundial.
of or relating to the measurement of time by a gnomon or a sundial.
of, relating to, or noting a map projection in which all great circles are depicted as straight lines: a gnomonic chart.
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Sometimes gno·mon·i·cal [noh-mon-i-kuhl] /noʊˈmɒn ɪ kəl/ .

Origin of gnomonic

1595–1605; <Latin gnōmonicus “of, belonging to a gnomon” <Greek gnōmonikós. See gnomon, -ic

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