Siderostat



noun
1.
a telescopic device for reflecting the light of a star in a constant direction, the chief component of which is a plane mirror turned by a clock mechanism to correct for the rotation of the earth.
noun
1.
an astronomical instrument consisting essentially of a plane mirror driven about two axes so that light from a celestial body, esp the sun, is reflected along a constant direction for a long period of time See also heliostat Compare coelostat

Tagged:

Read Also:

  • Siderotic

    noun, Pathology. 1. a disease of the lungs caused by inhaling iron or other metallic particles. noun 1. a lung disease caused by breathing in fine particles of iron or other metallic dust 2. an excessive amount of iron in the blood or tissues siderotic sid·er·ot·ic (sĭd’ə-rŏt’ĭk) n. Pigmented by iron. Containing an excess of […]

  • Siderotic nodules

    siderotic nodules n. See Gamna-Gandy bodies.



  • Sidesaddle

    noun 1. a saddle for women on which the rider sits, facing forward, usually with both feet on the left side of the horse. adverb 2. seated on a sidesaddle: The girl hunted sidesaddle.

  • Side-saddle

    noun 1. a saddle for women on which the rider sits, facing forward, usually with both feet on the left side of the horse. adverb 2. seated on a sidesaddle: The girl hunted sidesaddle. noun 1. a riding saddle originally designed for women riders in skirts who sit with both legs on the near side […]



Disclaimer: Siderostat definition / meaning should not be considered complete, up to date, and is not intended to be used in place of a visit, consultation, or advice of a legal, medical, or any other professional. All content on this website is for informational purposes only.