- the art of measuring time accurately.
- measurement of time by periods or divisions.
Origin of chronometry
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Examples from the Web for chronometry
Chronometry we shall find, but not chronicles; astronomy with astrological aims; ritual, but no records.The American Egypt
This ingenious and valuable discovery introduced a new ra in chronometry.
Our chronometry depends on the annual motion of the Earth round the Sun.Essays Towards a Theory of Knowledge
- the science or technique of measuring time with extreme accuracy
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