Sciatheric
Sciatheric Sci`a*ther"ic, Sciatherical Sci`a*ther"ic*al, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? a sundial; ? a shadow + ? to hunt, to catch.] Belonging to a sundial. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] -- {Sci`a*ther"ic*al*ly}, adv. [Obs.] --J. Gregory. [1913 Webster]

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  • Sciatherical — Sciatheric Sci a*ther ic, Sciatherical Sci a*ther ic*al, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? a sundial; ? a shadow + ? to hunt, to catch.] Belonging to a sundial. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] {Sci a*ther ic*al*ly}, adv. [Obs.] J. Gregory. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sciatherically — Sciatheric Sci a*ther ic, Sciatherical Sci a*ther ic*al, a. [Gr. ?, fr. ? a sundial; ? a shadow + ? to hunt, to catch.] Belonging to a sundial. [Obs.] Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster] {Sci a*ther ic*al*ly}, adv. [Obs.] J. Gregory. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sciotheric — Sci o*ther ic, a. [Cf. L. sciothericon a sundial. See {Sciatheric}.] Of or pertaining to a sundial. [1913 Webster] {Sciotheric telescope} (Dialing), an instrument consisting of a horizontal dial, with a telescope attached to it, used for… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sciotheric telescope — Sciotheric Sci o*ther ic, a. [Cf. L. sciothericon a sundial. See {Sciatheric}.] Of or pertaining to a sundial. [1913 Webster] {Sciotheric telescope} (Dialing), an instrument consisting of a horizontal dial, with a telescope attached to it, used… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scialytic —   a. dispelling shadows.    ♦ sciagraphy, n. art of shading; X ray photography.    ♦ sciamachy, n. mock battle; fighting with shadows or imaginary enemies.    ♦ sciapodous, a. with large feet.    ♦ sciatheric, a. pertaining to measurement of time …   Dictionary of difficult words

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