Heliometry
Heliometry He`li*om"e*try, n. The apart or practice of measuring the diameters of heavenly bodies, their relative distances, etc. See {Heliometer}. [1913 Webster]

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  • heliometry — See heliometric. * * * …   Universalium

  • heliometry — he·li·om·e·try …   English syllables

  • heliometry — ˌhēlēˈämə.trē noun ( es) : the art or practice of measuring with the heliometer …   Useful english dictionary

  • Heliometric — He li*o*met ric, Heliometrical He li*o*met ric*al, a. Of or pertaining to the heliometer, or to heliometry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Heliometrical — Heliometric He li*o*met ric, Heliometrical He li*o*met ric*al, a. Of or pertaining to the heliometer, or to heliometry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • optics — Synonyms and related words: Newtonian physics, acoustics, actinology, actinometry, aerophysics, applied physics, astrophysics, basic conductor physics, biophysics, catoptrics, chemical physics, cryogenics, crystallography, cytophysics, dioptrics …   Moby Thesaurus

  • photometry — Synonyms and related words: actinology, actinometry, aerial photography, aeroballistics, aerodynamics, aerogeology, aerography, aerology, aeromechanics, aeromedicine, aerometry, aeronautical meteorology, aerophotography, aerophysics, aeroscopy,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • ηλιομετρία — η αστρον. η καταμέτρηση τής φαινομένης διαμέτρου τού ήλιου με το Ηλιόμετρο. [ΕΤΥΜΟΛ. Αντιδάνεια λ., πρβλ. αγγλ. heliometry < helio (πρβλ. ηλιο *) + metry (πρβλ. μετρία < μέτρης < μέτρο)] …   Dictionary of Greek

  • pyr — pyr·acanth; pyr·acan·tha; pyr·al; pyr·a·lid·i·dae; pyr·a·li·doi·dea; Pyr·a·lin; pyr·a·lis; pyr·a·loid; pyr·a·me·is; pyr·a·mid·er; pyr·a·mid·i·cal; pyr·a·mid·i·on; pyr·a·mid·ist; pyr·an·threne; pyr·ar·gy·rite; pyr·a·zin·amide; pyr·azine;… …   English syllables

  • pyrheliometry — pyr·heliometry …   English syllables

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