Gnomonist


Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

Gno´mon`ist


n.1.One skilled in gnomonics.
References in periodicals archive ?
King reminds us that some major scientific endeavors in Egypt and Syria, for example astronomical timekeeping, had no effecet on Iran; an astrolabe invented in Andalusia, and developed further in Syria, entered Iran through products of European workshops relying ultimately on Andalusian exemplars; a type of sundial invented by Mamluk gnomonists was manufactured in Iran on the basis of examples brought by European travelers from European workshops.