Translation of astrolabe in Spanish:

astrolabe

astrolabio, n.

Pronunciation /ˈæstrəˌleɪb/ /ˈastrəleɪb/

noun

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    astrolabio masculine
    • Lavanha also studied instruments used in navigation, constructing astrolabes, quadrants and compasses.
    • Arab craftsmen produced complex astronomical instruments, astrolabes, which helped them plot the positions of the stars and tell the time of day.
    • The construction of astronomical instruments such as the astrolabe was also a speciality of the Arabs.
    • She was well known for her development and construction of astrolabes.
    • Sophisticated instruments, which were to make possible the European voyages of discovery, were developed, including the astrolabe, the quadrant and good navigational maps.
    • He also wrote works on astronomical instruments, for example on constructing and using an astrolabe.