- an expert in horology.
- a person who makes clocks or watches.
Origin of horologist
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Examples from the Web for horologist
Thomas Mudge was the first horologist who successfully applied it to watches in the detached form, about 1750.An Analysis of the Lever Escapement
H. R. Playtner
At London the horologist, G. Clement, solved the problem in 1675 with his rack escapement and recoil anchor.Watch and Clock Escapements
Several facts of great interest to the horologist are here shown.Friction, Lubrication and the Lubricants in Horology
William T. Lewis
- a person skilled in horology, esp an expert maker of timepieces
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