In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Its massive sundials and other structures are a geometry of red sandstone inlaid with dazzling white marble, more like works of modern art than scientific instruments.
- The upper shelf contains a celestial globe, and several extremely specialized scientific instruments: quadrants, sundials, and a torquetum (a timepiece and navigational aid).
- In the inner courtyard an attractive sundial catches the eye of the visitor.
- In addition to gravestones, Hummelstown stone was fashioned into pedestals for urns, sundials, clocks, and door stops.
- Time can be measured exactly by clocks and sundials, but human beings can rarely measure time accurately, for the feeling of the passage of time varies in each human being, and even then is not constant but varies with moods and events.
- The oval pocket sundial is made of gilded brass, and measures 4.8 centimetres across the major axis.
- Originally a mechanical engineer, he developed his interest in sundials nine years ago and has made more than 2 000 dials.
- She thrust a taut finger to the sundial in the center of the courtyard.
- I looked over at the sundial and saw it was late morning.
- In the center of the monument, a sundial would be erected.
- In the center of the parking lot was a towering white building, casting a shadow like a gargantuan sundial.
- A simple, sparse arena populated by a sundial and small bench gives the actors freedom to explore the text's complexities.
- In the bright desert sunlight, the whole place acts as a giant internalized sundial, with light slowly moving over the polished concrete floors and the wonderfully richly textured earth walls.
- Multiple sundials were situated in strategic locations along the terraces, capturing the sun's light as it made its daily path across the sky.
- We kidded some of the slower contestants about timing them with a sundial or a calendar, but they took our joking in stride.
- She laughed, then looked at the grey sundial that sat outside her window.
- But once his eyes adjusted, he could see an area of shade, matching the arm of a sundial.
- While hard landscaping, water features, sundials, statuary and the like will constitute fixtures and fittings, free standing furniture can be taken with you when you move.
- Stonework and plasterwork have been lovingly repaired, and a traditional sundial remade.
- Early tools, such as the sundial, began to create objective standardization but still lacked precision.
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