Horometry
Horometry Ho*rom"e*try, n. [Cf. F. horom['e]trie. See {Horometer}.] The art, practice, or method of measuring time by hours and subordinate divisions. ``The horometry of antiquity.'' --Sir T. Browne. [1913 Webster]

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  • horometry — measurement of time, 1560s, from Gk. hora (see HOUR (Cf. hour)) + METRY (Cf. metry). Related: Horometrical …   Etymology dictionary

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  • horometry — ho·rom·e·try …   English syllables

  • horometry — həˈrämə.trē noun ( es) Etymology: Greek hōro + English metry : horology 1 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Horometrical — Hor o*met ric*al, a. Belonging to horometry. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • timekeeping — Synonyms and related words: annalistic, calendar making, calendarial, calendric, chronogrammatic, chronographic, chronologic, chronology, chronoscopic, chronoscopy, clock making, clocking, dated, dating, dendrochronology, diaristic, horologic,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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  • 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

  • horologe —   n. timepiece.    ♦ horologer,    ♦ horologist, n. watch maker.    ♦ horologic, a.    ♦ horology, n. clock making; science of measuring time.    ♦ horometry, n. measurement of time …   Dictionary of difficult words

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