Reclining dial
Reclining Re*clin"ing, a. (Bot.) (a) Bending or curving gradually back from the perpendicular. (b) Recumbent. [1913 Webster]

{Reclining dial}, a dial whose plane is inclined to the vertical line through its center. --Davies & Peck (Math. Dict.). [1913 Webster]


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