heliometer

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

helio-, from Ancient Greek Ἥλιος (Hḗlios), from ἥλιος (hḗlios, sun) + meter, from French mètre, from Ancient Greek μέτρον (métron, measure).

Noun[edit]

heliometer (plural heliometers)

  1. An astronomical instrument, based on a telescope, for measuring the diameter of the sun; now used to measure the angular distance between stars and other celestial bodies.

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Noun[edit]

heliometer m

  1. Heliometer.