from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Plural form of orrery.


Sorry, no etymologies found.


  • Clayton Boyer Clock Designs designs and sells plans for all sorts of wooden mechanical clocks and orreries.

    Wooden gear clock plans « The Half-Baked Maker

  • As soon as I came up with the phrase "mutable sonic orreries" I immediately began tinkering with the idea of starting a steampunk/psychedelica band so that could be the title of our first album.

    Theory and Practicing

  • The sun beamed through them onto suspended orreries and solar clocks.

    GuildWars Edge of Destiny

  • The works of the 60s, 70s, and 80s would set up multiple layers of time like orreries, each pace in its own orbital flux, but Carter's more recent increased textural transparency includes that echo of the steadily ticking second violin of the Second Quartet, but slyly transformed: the milestones may seem regular and objective, but in reality are as subjective a contribution to the discussion as any other feature.

    Magna Carter (1): Punctuality

  • Oobject blog shares this cool gallery of orreries, planetaria and tellurions.

    November 2007

  • There is a guy who builds and sells orreries, and if I can figure out where to display it, I may well order one.

    Ten Great Geek Things for your Home

  • During my last holiday in England I paid a visit to the Greenwich Observatory Museum, where I saw a couple of orreries.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • But - check this out - orreries, or something like them, go back to antiquity.

    Glorious, Magical Orreries

  • - John Gleave, Orrery Maker: a maker of modern orreries

    Glorious, Magical Orreries

  • Grappling with a wonderful assortment of objects -- from antique orreries to modern spectrographs -- Davis Baird draws the reader deep into fascinating questions about the nature of knowledge.

    Boing Boing: June 13, 2004 - June 19, 2004 Archives


Log in or sign up to get involved in the conversation. It's quick and easy.