sunshine recorder


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sunshine recorder

[′sən‚shīn ri‚kȯrd·ər]
(engineering)
An instrument designed to record the duration of sunshine without regard to intensity at a given location; sunshine recorders may be classified in two groups according to the method by which the time scale is obtained: in one group the time scale is obtained from the motion of the sun in the manner of a sun dial, in the second group the time scale is supplied by a chronograph.
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It is measured with a sunshine recorder and data from meteorological stations has Alor Setar Kedah at 6.
We had a sunshine recorder on the school roof and pupils had to go up there everyday to check it.
It was inspired by a device called the sunshine recorder, which records the amount of sunlight on a given day by focusing the rays through a glass sphere onto specially treated paper.
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