armil definition

  • noun:
    • A bracelet.
    • a historical astronomical tool, having just one ring placed in the airplane of this equator for determining the full time of the equinoxes (an equinoctial armil) or two or more bands, one in the airplane of the meridian, for observing the solstices (a solstitial armil).
    • A bracelet.
    • An ancient astronomical instrument.
    • An ancient astronomical instrument composed of a ring fixed when you look at the airplane associated with equator, often entered at right perspectives by another band fixed within the jet associated with the meridian.
    • armilla, 1.
    • A bracelet.
    • an old astronomical tool, having just one ring put into the jet regarding the equator for identifying the full time of this equinoxes (an equinoctial armil) or two or more rings, one in the airplane of the meridian, for observing the solstices (a solstitial armil).
    • A bracelet.
    • an old astronomical instrument.
    • An ancient astronomical tool composed of a ring fixed in airplane of the equator, occasionally entered at right perspectives by another band fixed when you look at the plane regarding the meridian.
    • armilla, 1.

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