Meaning of sundial


Pronunciation: (sun'dī"ul, -dīl"), [key]
— n.
  1. an instrument that indicates the time of day by means of the position, on a graduated plate or surface, of the shadow of the gnomon as it is cast by the sun.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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