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Definitions of gnomon
n. - The style or pin, which by its shadow, shows the hour of the day. It is usually set parallel to the earth's axis. 2
n. - A style or column erected perpendicularly to the horizon, formerly used in astronomocal observations. Its principal use was to find the altitude of the sun by measuring the length of its shadow. 2
n. - The space included between the boundary lines of two similar parallelograms, the one within the other, with an angle in common; as, the gnomon bcdefg of the parallelograms ac and af. The parallelogram bf is the complement of the parallelogram df. 2
n. - The index of the hour circle of a globe. 2

The word "gnomon" uses 6 letters: G M N N O O.

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go   goo   goon   mo   mog   mon   mongo   mono   moo   moon   no   nog   nom   noo   noon   om   on  

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