# Astrolabe Sentence Examples

- The principle of the
**astrolabe**is explained in fig. - He was the author also of a mathematical work on the use of the
**astrolabe**and of a book (Muhit, " the ocean ") on the navigation of the Indian seas. - Communal dwellings on a much smaller scale occur at Meroka, east of the
**Astrolabe**mountains. - He wrote also treatises on the
**astrolabe**(a copy of this is in the British Museum), on the abacus (three copies exist in the Vatican library, the library of Leiden University and the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris), translations of the Kharismian Tables and an Arabic Introduction to Astronomy. - These works are lost; but their titles, combined with expressions in the letters of Synesius, who consulted her about the construction of an
**astrolabe**and a hydroscope, indicate that she devoted herself specially to astronomy and mathematics. - Two treatises on mathematics are ascribed to him: A Commentary on the Mathematics of Nicomachus, edited by Hoche (1864 and 1867), and a Treatise on the Use of the
**Astrolabe**, published by Hase. - In
**Astrolabe**i Bay the limit is 6; with the more degraded tribes it is 3, or, as in Torres straits, they have names only for 1 and 2; 3 is 2 +1. - - Mariner's
**Astrolabe**, A.D. - The
**astrolabe**quadrant or cross-staff enabled the mariner to determine"his latitude with a certain amount of accuracy, but for his longitude 1 See fig. - Among other explorers in this period the following may be mentioned: Nicholas von Miklucho Maclay in 1870, 1877 and 1879-1881, in the
**Astrolabe**Bay district, &c.; the missionary, Rev. S. - Chaucer wrote a treatise on the
**astrolabe**; Milton constantly refers to planetary influences; in Shakespeare's King Lear, Gloucester and Edmund represent respectively the old and the new faith. - Gradually, from Eratosthenes to Tycho, Hipparchus playing the most important part among ancient astronomers, the complex
**astrolabe**was evolved, large specimens being among the chief observa tory instruments of the 15th, 16th and even 17th centuries; while small ones were in use among travellers and learned men, not only for astronomical, but for astrological and topographical purposes. - Huggins, "The
**Astrolabe**" (Astrophysical Journal, 1894); Penny Cyclopaedia, article "**Astrolabe**;" R. - - Persian
**Astrolabe**(c.1712) Inscribed In Arabic. - At Humboldt Bay the people are ready to trade, as are the tribes at
**Astrolabe**Bay; here the Russian Miklucho Maclay lived for some time, and was favourably impressed by the natives. - Morley, Description of
**Astrolabe**of Shah Husain; M. - He was taught the use of the
**astrolabe**(which Prince Yakov Dolgoruki, with intent to please, had brought him from Paris) by a Dutchman, Franz Timmerman, who also instructed him in the rudiments of geometry and fortifications. - In 1827 Dumont d'Urville in the "
**Astrolabe**" surveyed them much more accurately, but the first thorough survey was that of the United States exploring expedition in 1840. - The two forms of the planispheric
**astrolabe**most widely known and used in the 15th, 16th and even 17th centuries were: (I) the portable**astrolabe**shown in fig. - (2) The mariner's
**astrolabe**, fig. - - Chaucer, Treatise on the
**Astrolabe**(Skeat's edition of Chaucer); J. **ASTROLABE**(from Gr.