Their set will include hit songs Clepsydra
(Hourglass) and Oniropagida (Dream Catcher).
A Jingle in two short couplets B Critical period C Water clock who am I?
Those already pencilled in include 2010 broodmare of the year Binche, dam of Group 1 winners Proviso and Byword, Heat Haze, a dual Grade 1-winning half-sister to Dansili and Cacique, and Clepsydra
, dam of the Group 1-winning fillies Passage Of Time and Timepiece.
The section on time measurement features three essays: technological development from clepsydra
to clock, the personal account of a court astrologer, and Ottoman clock towers.
By means of an astrolabe or clepsydra
(shisha-i sa'at, lit, hourglass), (80) we determine the time of the start and end of the eclipse.
One of four known fragments of a clepsydra
commissioned by Alexander the Great (c.
These questions assessed students' ability to connect the processes in a verbally complex caption to a static diagram and infer how the clepsydra
worked, that is, to understand an image-language relation of distribution where material processes were distributed across image and caption in the following manner.
The most precise time-keeping device of the ancient world was the water clock, or clepsydra
, one of which was found in the tomb of the Egyptian pharaoh Amenhotep I (1525-1504 BC).
thus brought a lot of youthful ingenuity to the table, and no more so than with student works from RISD's Department of Furniture Design, such as Phillip Mann's Clepsydra
dispenser (a parody of an ancient Roman water clock, emphasizing the theft of time), Sonia Baltodano's Time Compression (three rows of three coffee cups that morph into an ellipse and then a collapsed line), and Henrik Soderstrom's expandable Family Tree Chandelier (comprised of branching, tear-shaped photographic pendants).
10,12,15) Herophilus, like Praxagoras, was interested in the diagnostic value of the pulse and constructed a special clepsydra
to measure this.
The judges' words were real doozies, too," quipped team captain Louise Thomas, of the six final words that decided the championship - campodeiform, clepsydra
, coadjutor, dipnosophist, drepaniform and the dreaded drosophilist.
Elsewhere in the park, at Lower Geyser Basin, where we stopped to see the Fountain Paint Pots, we were treated to an abrupt and sustained eruption of Clepsydra
Geyser - so vigorous that the steam cloud engulfed part of the boardwalk, scattering a handful of visitors.