Chronometry
Chronometry Chro*nom"e*try, n. [Cf. F. chronom['e]trie.] The art of measuring time; the measuring of time by periods or divisions. [1913 Webster]

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  • Chronometry — (from Greek χρόνος time and μέτρηση measurement ) is the science of the measurement of time, or timekeeping. It should not to be confused with chronology, the science of locating events in time, which often relies upon it. See also Chronometer… …   Wikipedia

  • chronometry — [krə näm′ə trē] n. the scientific measurement of time …   English World dictionary

  • Chronometry — (Roget s Thesaurus) >Estimation, measurement, and record of time. < N PARAG:Chronometry >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 chronometry chronometry horometry horology Sgm: N 1 date date epoch Sgm: N 1 style style era GRP: N 2 …   English dictionary for students

  • chronometry — (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Science of time Nouns 1. (science of time) chronometry, horometry, chronology, horology; dating, carbon 14 dating; date; epoch, period, era; times. 2. (measure of time) a. calendar, almanac; date; aeon,… …   English dictionary for students

  • chronometry — noun Date: 1833 the measuring of time …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chronometry — /kreuh nom i tree/, n. 1. the art of measuring time accurately. 2. measurement of time by periods or divisions. [1825 35; CHRONO + METRY] * * * …   Universalium

  • chronometry — noun The science of the measurement of time See Also: chronometer …   Wiktionary

  • chronometry — Measurement of intervals of time. [chrono + G. metron, measure] mental c. study of the duration of mental and behavorial processes. * * * chro·nom·e·try krə näm ə trē n, pl …   Medical dictionary

  • chronometry — noun the science of accurate time measurement. Derivatives chronometric adjective chronometrical adjective chronometrically adverb …   English new terms dictionary

  • chronometry — chro·nom·e·try …   English syllables

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