orreries


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Orrery \Or"re*ry\, n.; pl. Orreries. [So named in honor of the
   Earl of Orrery.]
   An apparatus which illustrates, by the revolution of balls
   moved by wheelwork, the relative size, periodic motions,
   positions, orbits, etc., of bodies in the solar system.
   [1913 Webster]
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