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The scientific measurement of time.
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(Horology) the science or technique of measuring time with extreme accuracy
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(krəˈnɒm ɪ tri)

1. the art of measuring time accurately.
2. measurement of time by periods or divisions.
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1. the art of measuring time accurately.
2. the measurement of time by periods or divisions. — chronometric, chronometrical, adj.
See also: Time
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