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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.]

horology

(hɒˈrɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Horology) the art or science of making timepieces or of measuring time
horologic, ˌhoroˈlogical adj

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]

ho·rol·o·gy

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

horology

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

horology

The art or practice of making clocks and watches, or the study of time.
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"
Translations

horology

[hɒˈrɒlədʒɪ] Nhorología f

horology

n (measuring time) → Zeitmessung f; (= watchmaking)Uhrmacherkunst f
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