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chronometer

noun chro·nom·e·ter \krə-ˈnä-mə-tər\

: a watch or clock that measures time very exactly

Full Definition of CHRONOMETER

:  timepiece; especially :  one designed to keep time with great accuracy
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Examples of CHRONOMETER

  1. <a fancy new chronometer that is light-years more advanced than your average wristwatch>

First Known Use of CHRONOMETER

circa 1735
Medical Dictionary

chronometer

noun chro·nom·e·ter \krə-ˈnäm-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of CHRONOMETER

:  an instrument for measuring time; especially :  one designed to keep time with great accuracy

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