horology

[ haw-rol-uh-jee, hoh- ]
/ hɔˈrɒl ə dʒi, hoʊ- /

noun

the art or science of making timepieces or of measuring time.

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Origin of horology

1810–20; <Greek hōro- (combining form of hṓrahour) + -logy
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British Dictionary definitions for horology

horology
/ (hɒˈrɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the art or science of making timepieces or of measuring time

Derived forms of horology

horologic (ˌhɒrəˈlɒdʒɪk) or horological, adjective
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Scientific definitions for horology

horology
[ hô-rŏlə-jē ]

The science of measuring time.
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