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Definition of Heliotrope

Heliotrope n. means: An instrument for making signals to an observer at a distance, by means of the sun's rays thrown from a mirror.

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Heliotrope n. means: An instrument for making signals to an observer at a distance, by means of the sun's rays thrown from a mirror.

Meaning of Heliotrope

Heliotrope (n.) means: An instrument for making signals to an observer at a distance, by means of the sun's rays thrown from a mirror.

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Heliotrope (n.): See Bloodstone (a).

Girasole Girasol (n.): See Heliotrope.

Heliotroper (n.): The person at a geodetic station who has charge of the heliotrope.

Heliograph (n.): An apparatus for telegraphing by means of the sun's rays. See Heliotrope, 3.

Heliotrope (n.): An instrument or machine for showing when the sun arrived at the tropics and equinoctial line.

Bloodstone (n.): A green siliceous stone sprinkled with red jasper, as if with blood; hence the name; -- called also heliotrope.

Turnsole (a.): A plant of the genus Heliotropium; heliotrope; -- so named because its flowers are supposed to turn toward the sun.

Heliotrope (n.): An instrument for making signals to an observer at a distance, by means of the sun's rays thrown from a mirror.

Heliotrope (n.): A plant of the genus Heliotropium; -- called also turnsole and girasole. H. Peruvianum is the commonly cultivated species with fragrant flowers.

Heliostat (n.): An instrument consisting of a mirror moved by clockwork, by which a sunbeam is made apparently stationary, by being steadily directed to one spot during the whole of its diurnal period; also, a geodetic heliotrope.

Boraginaceous (a.): Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a family of plants (Boraginaceae) which includes the borage, heliotrope, beggar's lice, and many pestiferous plants.

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Meaning of Heliotrope

Heliotrope means: See Bloodstone (a).

Meaning of Girasole Girasol

Girasole Girasol means: See Heliotrope.

Meaning of Heliotroper

Heliotroper means: The person at a geodetic station who has charge of the heliotrope.

Meaning of Heliograph

Heliograph means: An apparatus for telegraphing by means of the sun's rays. See Heliotrope, 3.

Meaning of Heliotrope

Heliotrope means: An instrument or machine for showing when the sun arrived at the tropics and equinoctial line.

Meaning of Bloodstone

Bloodstone means: A green siliceous stone sprinkled with red jasper, as if with blood; hence the name; -- called also heliotrope.

Meaning of Turnsole

Turnsole means: A plant of the genus Heliotropium; heliotrope; -- so named because its flowers are supposed to turn toward the sun.

Meaning of Heliotrope

Heliotrope means: An instrument for making signals to an observer at a distance, by means of the sun's rays thrown from a mirror.

Meaning of Heliotrope

Heliotrope means: A plant of the genus Heliotropium; -- called also turnsole and girasole. H. Peruvianum is the commonly cultivated species with fragrant flowers.

Meaning of Heliostat

Heliostat means: An instrument consisting of a mirror moved by clockwork, by which a sunbeam is made apparently stationary, by being steadily directed to one spot during the whole of its diurnal period; also, a geodetic heliotrope.

Meaning of Boraginaceous

Boraginaceous means: Of, pertaining to, or resembling, a family of plants (Boraginaceae) which includes the borage, heliotrope, beggar's lice, and many pestiferous plants.

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