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n.1.One skilled in gnomonics.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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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.