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  • n. A heliostat that may be used with stars as well as the sun

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. An apparatus consisting essentially of a mirror moved by clockwork so as to throw the rays of the sun or a star in a fixed direction; -- a more general term for heliostat.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A heliostat regulated to sidereal time. See cut under heliostat.

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