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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A plot or graph of the position of the sun in the sky at a certain time of day (as noon) at one locale measured throughout the year that has the shape of a figure 8.

Usage examples (27)
  • The analemma is a basis for calculation deduced from the course of the sun, and found by observation of the shadow as it increases until the winter solstice.
  • For more information about the analemma Society, visit www.
  • The hours, indicated by bronze rods in accordance with the figure of the analemma, radiate from a centre on the face.
  • Let the hours be marked off transversely on the column from the analemma, and let the lines of the months also be marked upon the column. for more
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