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chronoscope

[kron-uh-skohp, kroh-nuh-] /ˈkrɒn əˌskoʊp, ˈkroʊ nə-/
noun
1.
an electronic instrument for measuring accurately very brief intervals of time, as in determining the velocity of projectiles.
Origin of chronoscope
1695-1705
First recorded in 1695-1705; chrono- + -scope
Related forms
chronoscopic
[kron-uh-skop-ik] /ˌkrɒn əˈskɒp ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
chronoscopically, adverb
chronoscopy
[kruh-nos-kuh-pee] /krəˈnɒs kə pi/ (Show IPA),
noun
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chronoscope

/ˈkrɒnəˌskəʊp; ˈkrəʊnə-/
noun
1.
an instrument that registers small intervals of time on a dial, cathode-ray tube, etc
Derived Forms
chronoscopic (ˌkrɒnəˈskɒpɪk; ˌkrəʊnə-) adjective
chronoscopically, adverb
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