the art or science of making timepieces or of measuring time.
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How to use horology in a sentence
Campani published in 1678 a work on horology, and on the manufacture of lenses for telescopes.
This is a great mistake; we might almost say that knowledge of any kind can be applied to horology.An Analysis of the Lever Escapement | H. R. Playtner
To talk about horology on the moon wouldn't add to Dabney's stature as a phoney scientist.Operation: Outer Space | William Fitzgerald Jenkins
The movements are of the finest quality which the art of horology is at present capable of producing.It May Be True Volume 1 of 3 | Mrs. Wood
We present it to the trade and students of horology happy in the knowledge that its contents have already received their approval.Watch and Clock Escapements | Anonymous
British Dictionary definitions for horology
the art or science of making timepieces or of measuring time
- horologic (ˌhɒrəˈlɒdʒɪk) or horological, adjective
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Scientific definitions for horology
The science of measuring time.
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