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chro·nom·e·ter

 (krə-nŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An exceptionally precise timepiece.

chron′o·met′ric (krŏn′ə-mĕt′rĭk, krō′nə-), chron′o·met′ri·cal adj.
chron′o·met′ri·cal·ly adv.

chronometer

(krəˈnɒmɪtə)
n
(Horology) a timepiece designed to be accurate in all conditions of temperature, pressure, etc, used esp at sea
chronometric, ˌchronoˈmetrical adj
ˌchronoˈmetrically adv

chro•nom•e•ter

(krəˈnɒm ɪ tər)

n.
1. a timepiece or timing device for use in determining longitude at sea or whenever exact measurement of time is required.
2. any timepiece, esp. a wristwatch, designed for the highest accuracy.
[1705–15]
chron•o•met•ric (ˌkrɒn əˈmɛ trɪk) chron`o•met′ri•cal, adj.
chron`o•met′ri•cal•ly, adv.

chro·nom·e·ter

(krə-nŏm′ĭ-tər)
An extremely accurate clock or other timepiece. Chronometers are used in scientific experiments, navigation, and astronomical observations.

chronometer

a timing device of extreme accuracy, frequently with a device for checking and adjusting its accuracy. — chronometric, chronometrical, adj.
See also: Instruments
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chronometer - an accurate clock (especially used in navigation)chronometer - an accurate clock (especially used in navigation)
clock - a timepiece that shows the time of day
Translations

chronometer

[krəˈnɒmɪtəʳ] Ncronómetro m

chronometer

[krɒˈnɒmɪr] nchronomètre m

chronometer

nChronometer m

chronometer

[krəˈnɒmɪtəʳ] ncronometro
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