Helioscopic
Helioscope He"li*o*scope, n. [Helio- + -scope: cf. F. h['e]lioscope.] (Astron.) A telescope or instrument for viewing the sun without injury to the eyes, as through colored glasses, or with mirrors which reflect but a small portion of light. -- {He`li*o*scop`ic}, a. [1913 Webster]

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  • helioscopic — helioscópic adj. m. (sil. li o ), pl. helioscópici; f. sg. helioscópică, pl. helioscópice Trimis de siveco, 10.08.2004. Sursa: Dicţionar ortografic …   Dicționar Român

  • helioscopic — / skopˈik/ adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑helio …   Useful english dictionary

  • helioscope — helioscopic /hee lee euh skop ik/, adj. helioscopy /hee lee os keuh pee/, n. /hee lee euh skohp /, n. a telescope for viewing the sun, adapted to protect the eye of the viewer from the sun s glare. [1665 75; HELIO + SCOPE] * * * …   Universalium

  • helioscope — helioscopic /hee lee euh skop ik/, adj. helioscopy /hee lee os keuh pee/, n. /hee lee euh skohp /, n. a telescope for viewing the sun, adapted to protect the eye of the viewer from the sun s glare. [1665 75; HELIO + SCOPE] …   Useful english dictionary

  • helioscope —   n. instrument for observing sun.    ♦ helioscopic, a.    ♦ helioscopy, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

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