universal dial

noun

Definition of universal dial

: a sundial with an adjustable gnomon by which the hour may be found in any part of the world or under any elevation of the pole

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First Known Use of universal dial

circa 1582, in the meaning defined above

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“Universal dial.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/universal%20dial. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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