adjective see planisphere

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  • Planispheric — Plan i*spher ic, a. Of or pertaining to a planisphere. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • planispheric — See planisphere. * * * …   Universalium

  • planispheric — plan·i·spher·ic …   English syllables

  • planispheric — adjective see planisphere * * * planispherˈic adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑plani …   Useful english dictionary

  • astrolabe — astrolabical /as treuh lab i keuhl, lay bi /, adj. /as treuh layb /, n. an astronomical instrument for taking the altitude of the sun or stars and for the solution of other problems in astronomy and navigation: used by Greek astronomers from… …   Universalium

  • Mariner's astrolabe — Three Mariner s Astrolabes in the Museum of the Forte da Ponta da Bandeira; Lagos, Portugal This article is about the Mariner s astrolabe. For the Planispheric astrolabe, see Astrolabe. The mariner s astrolabe, also called sea astrolabe, was an… …   Wikipedia

  • planisphere — noun Etymology: alteration of Middle English planisperie, from Medieval Latin planisphaerium, from Latin planum plane + sphaera sphere Date: 1571 a representation of the circles of the sphere on a plane; especially a polar projection of the… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Mappa mundi — The Hereford Mappa Mundi, about 1300, Hereford Cathedral, England. Mappa mundi (Latin [ˈmappa ˈmʊndiː]; plural = mappae mundi) is a general term used to describe medieval European maps of the world. These maps range in size and complexity from… …   Wikipedia

  • Peter of Maricourt — (Peter Peregrinus of Maricourt; [Edward Grant, “Peter Peregrinus,” Dictionary of Scientific Biography (New York: Scribners, 1975), 10: 532. Ron B. Thomson, “Peter Peregrinus,” Medieval Science, Technology and Medicine. An Encyclopedia , ed.… …   Wikipedia

  • Jordanus de Nemore — Born Unknown (12th or 13th century) Died Unknown (13th century) Nationality …   Wikipedia

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