Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

Comprehensive
Dictionary Suite
Help
Help
Help
 
Advanced Dictionary    
Display options
Show syllables
Show Lookup History
Double-Click Lookup
  Show Spanish support
  Show Word Combinations
 
Pronunciation
Wordsmyth
  Phonics
  IPA
 
Entry formats
Standard
  Classic
 
Lookup History
gnomon

gno·mon

gnomon

 
pronunciation:
no mn [or] no man
features:
Word Parts
part of speech: noun
definition: the column on a sundial that casts a shadow and thus indicates the time of day.
Word Parts
The word gnomon contains the following part:
gnos, gnosis, gnom, -gnomy Greek root that means know, knowledge
synonyms:
cogn, cognit, gnor