[ kruh-nom-i-tree ]
/ krəˈnɒm ɪ tri /
the art of measuring time accurately.
measurement of time by periods or divisions.
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Example sentences from the Web for chronometry
Chronometry we shall find, but not chronicles; astronomy with astrological aims; ritual, but no records.The American Egypt|Channing Arnold
Our chronometry depends on the annual motion of the Earth round the Sun.Essays Towards a Theory of Knowledge|Alexander Philip
This ingenious and valuable discovery introduced a new ra in chronometry.
British Dictionary definitions for chronometry
/ (krəˈnɒmɪtrɪ) /
the science or technique of measuring time with extreme accuracy
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