heliometer

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From helio- +‎ -meter, from Ancient Greek Ἥλιος (Hḗlios), from ἥλιος (hḗlios, sun), and 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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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɦɛliɔmɛtɛr/

Noun[edit]

heliometer m (genitive singular heliometra, nominative plural heliometre, genitive plural heliometrov, declension pattern of stroj)

  1. heliometer

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