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ho·rol·o·gy

 (hə-rŏl′ə-jē)
n.
1. The science of measuring time.
2. The art of making timepieces.

[Greek hōrā, hour, season; see yēr- in Indo-European roots + -logy.]
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horology

(hɒˈrɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Horology) the art or science of making timepieces or of measuring time
horologic, ˌhoroˈlogical adj
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ho•rol•o•gy

(hɔˈrɒl ə dʒi, hoʊ-)

n.
the art or science of making timepieces or of measuring time.
[1810–20; see horologe, -logy]
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ho·rol·o·gy

(hô-rŏl′ə-jē)
The science of measuring time.
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horology

the art or science of making timepieces or of measuring time. — horologist, n.horological, adj.
See also: Time
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horology

The art or practice of making clocks and watches, or the study of time.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.horology - the art of designing and making clockshorology - the art of designing and making clocks
artistry, prowess, art - a superior skill that you can learn by study and practice and observation; "the art of conversation"; "it's quite an art"
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Translations

horology

[hɒˈrɒlədʒɪ] Nhorología f
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horology

n (measuring time) → Zeitmessung f; (= watchmaking)Uhrmacherkunst f
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Today OMEGA produces the world's only automatic Central Tourbillon with Co-Axial escapement, an exquisite offering handcrafted in OMEGA's Atelier Tourbillon in Biel Switzerland, by a select group of horologists.
HS Walsh, Awarded a Royal Warrant to the Queen in 2016 Walsh are one of the leading suppliers of tools and equipment for jewellers and horologists. They have been supplying, Jewellery findings, clock and watch materials to the jewellery and horological trades for more than 65 years and export to more than 87 countries worldwide.
Last Thursday, clock master Marvin Schneider and his protegee Forest Markowitz led the coalition of preservationists, environmentalists and horologists who filed the lawsuit in the New York Supreme Court in an effort to block modifications to a what they say is a previously protected historical landmark.
These horologists prefer clocking vibrating cesium atoms, carefully noting a resonance frequency that is accurate to one second in 20 million years.
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