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chro·nol·o·gy

 (krə-nŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. chro·nol·o·gies
1. The science that deals with the determination of dates and the sequence of events.
2. The arrangement of events in time.
3. A chronological list or table.

chro·nol′o·gist, chro·nol′o·ger n.

chronology

(krəˈnɒlədʒɪ)
n, pl -gies
1. the determination of the proper sequence of past events
2. the arrangement of dates, events, etc, in order of occurrence
3. a table or list of events arranged in order of occurrence
chroˈnologist, chroˈnologer n

chro•nol•o•gy

(krəˈnɒl ə dʒi)

n., pl. -gies.
1. the sequential order in which things occur.
2. a table or list of this order.
3. the science of arranging time in periods and ascertaining the dates and historical order of past events.
4. a reference work organized according to the dates of events.
[1585–95]
chro•nol′o•gist, chro•nol′o•ger, n.

chronology

1. the science of arranging time in fixed periods for the purpose of dating events accurately and arranging them in order of occurrence.
2. a reference book organized according to the dates of past events. — chronologer, chronologist, n.chronological, adj.
See also: Time

chronology

The study of time or the sequence of dates.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chronology - an arrangement of events in timechronology - an arrangement of events in time  
temporal relation - a relation involving time
2.chronology - a record of events in the order of their occurrence
written account, written record - a written document preserving knowledge of facts or events
timeline - a sequence of related events arranged in chronological order and displayed along a line (usually drawn left to right or top to bottom)
3.chronology - the determination of the actual temporal sequence of past events
arts, humanistic discipline, humanities, liberal arts - studies intended to provide general knowledge and intellectual skills (rather than occupational or professional skills); "the college of arts and sciences"
glottochronology - the determination of how long ago different languages evolved from a common source language; "he mapped the glottochronology of the Romance languages"
Translations
تَرْتيب زَمَني للأحْداث
chronologická tabulkachronologie
kronologi
kronológia
tímatal
chronologijachronologinischronologiškai
hronoloģija
chronológia

chronology

[krəˈnɒlədʒɪ] Ncronología f

chronology

[krəˈnɒlədʒi] n
(= order) [events] → chronologie f
(= account) → chronologie f

chronology

nzeitliche Abfolge, Chronologie f (form); (= list of dates)Zeittafel f

chronology

[krəˈnɒlədʒɪ] ncronologia

chronology

(krəˈnolədʒi) noun
(a list illustrating) the order of events in time.
chronological (kronəˈlodʒikəl) adjective
ˌchronoˈlogically adverb
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I also learnt history, and was instructed in poetry, versification, geography, chronology, and in all the outdoor exercises in which every prince should excel.
Some persons endeavour to prove that Onomacritus, the Locrian, was the first person of note who drew up laws; and that he employed himself in that business while he was at Crete, where he continued some time to learn the prophetic art: and they say, that Thales was his companion; and that Lycurgus and Zaleucus were the scholars of Thales, and Charondas of Zaleucus; but those who advance this, advance what is repugnant to chronology.
All that we call sacred history attests that the birth of a poet is the principal event in chronology.
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I quit about a week ago and commenced working on this chronicle for our strange adventures, which will account for any minor errors in chronology which may have crept in; there was so much material that I may have made some mistakes, but I think they are but minor and few.
By the mere chronology of his works, Bunyan belongs in our next period, but in his case mere chronology must be disregarded.
which is proposed by him will do as well as any other); for a writer of fiction, and especially a writer who, like Plato, is notoriously careless of chronology, only aims at general probability.
Broader and deeper we must write our annals,--from an ethical reformation, from an influx of the ever new, ever sanative conscience,--if we would trulier express our central and wide- related nature, instead of this old chronology of selfishness and pride to which we have too long lent our eyes.
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The olive branch--if the death of the tree was caused by the eruption (see below)--thus remains both relevant and in clear support of a 'high' chronology.