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sundial

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Measurement, Outdoor
sundialsun‧dial /ˈsʌndaɪəl/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 sundial.jpg TMDLOan object used in the past for telling the time. The shadow of a pointed piece of metal shows the time and moves round as the sun moves.
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sundialSundial stolen A 30-INCH sundial, valued at £500, was stolen from a garden in Upper Froyle on Friday night.Based in Washington state, Torrens also makes birdbaths, sprinklers and sundials from recycled industrial materials.That's what I enjoy doing, making sundials.
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