Chronopher Chron"o*pher, n. [Gr. ? time + ? to carry.] An instrument signaling the correct time to distant points by electricity. [1913 Webster]

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  • chronopher — /kron euh feuhr, kroh neuh /, n. an instrument for transmitting time signals electronically. [1865 70; CHRONO + pher, for FER, with ph from PHORE] * * * …   Universalium

  • chronopher — n. device which transmits the correct time to distant spots by electricity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chronopher — chron·o·pher …   English syllables

  • chronopher — /ˈkrɒnəfə/ (say kronuhfuh) noun Radio an electrical apparatus for broadcasting time signals …   Australian English dictionary

  • chronopher —   n. electrical contact maker for transmitting time signals …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • chronopher — ˈ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ at chrono +fə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: chron + pher : an instrument signaling the correct time to distant points by electricity …   Useful english dictionary

  • timepiece — Synonyms and related words: Big Ben, alarm clock, alarm watch, astronomical clock, atomic clock, box chronometer, calendar clock, calendar watch, chronograph, chronometer, chronopher, chronoscope, clepsydra, clock, clock movement, clocks,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • watch — Synonyms and related words: Argus, Big Ben, Charley, abide, airplane spotter, alarm clock, alarm watch, anchor watch, and listen, animadvert, appear, assister, astronomical clock, atomic clock, attend, attend to, await, baby sit, bakehead, be at …   Moby Thesaurus

  • датчик сигналов точного времени — — [Л.Г.Суменко. Англо русский словарь по информационным технологиям. М.: ГП ЦНИИС, 2003.] Тематики информационные технологии в целом EN chronopher …   Справочник технического переводчика

  • -pher — fə(r) noun combining form ( s) Etymology: Greek pherein to carry more at bear : one that carries chronopher telpher …   Useful english dictionary

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