(1) Early tools, such as the sundial , began to create objective standardization but still lacked precision.(2) A simple, sparse arena populated by a sundial and small bench gives the actors freedom to explore the text's complexities.(3) She thrust a taut finger to the sundial in the center of the courtyard.(4) In the bright desert sunlight, the whole place acts as a giant internalized sundial , with light slowly moving over the polished concrete floors and the wonderfully richly textured earth walls.(5) I looked over at the sundial and saw it was late morning.(6) In the center of the monument, a sundial would be erected.(7) In the center of the parking lot was a towering white building, casting a shadow like a gargantuan sundial .(8) The oval pocket sundial is made of gilded brass, and measures 4.8 centimetres across the major axis.(9) In the inner courtyard an attractive sundial catches the eye of the visitor.(10) But once his eyes adjusted, he could see an area of shade, matching the arm of a sundial .(11) She laughed, then looked at the grey sundial that sat outside her window.(12) We kidded some of the slower contestants about timing them with a sundial or a calendar, but they took our joking in stride.(13) Stonework and plasterwork have been lovingly repaired, and a traditional sundial remade.(14) Multiple sundials were situated in strategic locations along the terraces, capturing the sun's light as it made its daily path across the sky.(15) The upper shelf contains a celestial globe, and several extremely specialized scientific instruments: quadrants, sundials , and a torquetum (a timepiece and navigational aid).(16) Time can be measured exactly by clocks and sundials , but human beings can rarely measure time accurately, for the feeling of the passage of time varies in each human being, and even then is not constant but varies with moods and events.