from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- A thin quadrant, made of brass, wood, etc., showing a stereographic projection on the plane of the equator. By it are found the hour of the day, the sun's azimuth, the altitude of objects in degrees, etc. See gunter's scale.
- n. See Gunter's quadrant, in the Vocabulary.
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