pharology


pharology
study of lighthouses

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Pharology — Pha*rol o*gy, n. [Gr. ? a lighthouse + logy.] The art or science which treats of lighthouses and signal lights. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pharology — (named after Pharos, the famed lighthouse of Alexandria) is the study of lighthouses and signal lights. Those who study or are enthused by lighthouses are known as pharologists …   Wikipedia

  • pharology — noun /fɛːˈɹɒlədʒi/ The study of lighthouses, or other forms of light signalling. Her previously unknown passion for pharology is shedding light on an obscure area of expertise (hobby sounds so belittling) …   Wiktionary

  • pharology — The study of lighthouses or similar signalling devices …   Grandiloquent dictionary

  • Lighthouse — For other uses, see Lighthouse (disambiguation). Speculative drawing (c. 2006) of the Lighthouse of Alexandria, on the island of Pharos …   Wikipedia

  • Leuchtturm von Alexandria — Der Leuchtturm von Alexandria in moderner Darstellung; das Gebirge im Hintergrund ist künstlerische Freiheit. Der Große Leuchtturm von Alexandria (nach der Insel, auf der er stand, auch Pharos genannt) war der höchste je gebaute Leuchtturm, der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Leuchtturm von Pharos — Der Leuchtturm von Alexandria in moderner Darstellung; das Gebirge im Hintergrund ist künstlerische Freiheit. Der Große Leuchtturm von Alexandria (nach der Insel, auf der er stand, auch Pharos genannt) war der höchste je gebaute Leuchtturm, der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sciences and Studies — This list defines 633 sciences, arts and studies of various degrees of respectability and rarity, ranging from the common and esteemed (chemistry) to the obscure and quirky (peristerophily). Over the past century, the range and scope of… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • pharos —   n. lighthouse.    ♦ pharology, n. study of lighthouses …   Dictionary of difficult words


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