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A sundial meisurs solar time. It daes this acause the sun seems tae muive athort the lift. It merks the times o the day a shaidae is cuist on merkit pynts o the sundial. A body merks the sundial wi the time that the shaidae wis cuist. Ye can syne see the time. Thare's a few common sundial kynds sic as the plain yaird sundial. Houaniver, sundials can be biggit onygate whaur a stelt object cuists an expectit shaidae. Sundials can shaw - the time, the date, the time tae sundoun an the time frae the keek o day.

Auncient Egyp haed sundials. Ither culturs developed thaim further, includin the Greeks and Romans.

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