combined sundial and compass

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Pantochronometer — Pan to*chro*nom e*ter, n. [Panto + chronometer.] An instrument combining a compass, sundial, and universal time dial. Brande & C. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pantochronometer —   n. combined sundial and compass, showing time in all parts of world …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Scientific Instruments — Have you ever been in the middle of a class lecture, medical examination or episode of Star Trek only to realise suddenly that you have no clue what all those gizmos, gadgets and other scientific instruments actually do? If so, your problems are… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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