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heliograph

he·li·o·graph

heliograph

pronunciation:
hi li graef
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb & intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition: a mirrored instrument that transmits signals by intermittently reflecting the sun's rays.
 
part of speech: transitive verb & intransitive verb
inflections: heliographed, heliographing, heliographs
definition: to transmit using a heliograph.
derivations: heliographic (adj.), heliographer (n.), heliography (n.)
Word Parts
The word heliograph contains the following part:
heli, helio Greek root that means sun
synonyms:
sol1