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cadrans


cadrans


  1  definition  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Cadrans  \Cad"rans\,  n.  [Cf.  F.  cadran.  Cf  {Quadrant}.] 
  An  instrument  with  a  graduated  disk  by  means  of  which  the 
  angles  of  gems  are  measured  in  the  process  of  cutting  and 
  polishing.