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  • analemmatic — analemmatˈic adjective Relating to the seasonal difference between time as shown by clocks and by the sun • • • Main Entry: ↑analemma …   Useful english dictionary

  • analemma — analemmatic /an l e mat ik/, adj. /an l em euh/, n., pl. analemmas, analemmata /an l em euh teuh/. a scale shaped like the figure 8, showing the declination of the sun and the equation of time for each day of the year. [1645 55; < L: pedestal of… …   Universalium

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