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sundial

noun [C] uk   us   /ˈsʌn.daɪl/
a device used outside, especially in the past, which consists of a thin piece of metal attached to a flat surface printed with numbers. It shows the time by the metal making a dark line on the surface as the sun moves across the sky.
Translations of “sundial”
in Chinese (Traditional) 日晷,日規…
in Chinese (Simplified) 日晷,日规…
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