analemma

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An analemma.

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek ἀνάλημμα (análēmma, pedestal of a sundial).

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Noun[edit]

analemma (plural analemmas or analemmata)

  1. An egg-shaped or figure-eight curve that results when the Sun's position in the sky is plotted out over the year at the same hour of mean solar time every day.

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Dutch[edit]

Noun[edit]

analemma n (plural analemma's, diminutive analemmaatje n)

  1. analemma

Finnish[edit]

Noun[edit]

analemma

  1. (astronomy) analemma

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