adverb see heliometer

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • heliometrically — See heliometric. * * * …   Universalium

  • heliometrically — he·lio·met·ri·cal·ly …   English syllables

  • heliometrically — adverb see heliometric …   Useful english dictionary

  • heliometer — noun Etymology: French héliomètre, from hélio 1heli + mètre meter Date: 1753 a visual telescope that has a divided objective designed for measuring the apparent diameter of the sun but also used for measuring angles between celestial bodies or… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • heliometer — heliometric /hee lee euh me trik/, heliometrical, adj. heliometrically, adv. /hee lee om i teuhr/, n. a telescope with a divided, adjustable objective, formerly used to measure small angular distances, as those between celestial bodies. [1745 55; …   Universalium

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