Astronomical clock Reference Libraries
An astronomical clock is a clock with special mechanisms and dials to display astronomical information. This information can include everything from the relative position of the sun and the moon to major planets to zodiacal constellations. The term Astronomical clock is loosely used to refer to any clock that shows astronomical information. The clock could include the location of the sun...
- Stoppage; cessation (of labor).
- A standing still or idling (of mills, factories, etc.).