from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Showing all great circles as straight lines, and thus preserving the shortest distances between any two locations.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Of or pertaining to the gnomon, or the art of dialing.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Pertaining to the art of dialing.
- In botany, bent at right angles. Also gnomic, gnomical.
Latin gnomonicus, Ancient Greek γνωμονικός (gnōmonikos, "judging by rule"): compare French gnomonique. See gnomon. (Wiktionary)