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chronometer

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noun chro·nom·e·ter \krə-ˈnä-mə-tər\

Simple Definition of chronometer

  • : a watch or clock that measures time very exactly

Full Definition of chronometer

  1. :  timepiece; especially :  one designed to keep time with great accuracy

Examples of chronometer

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



Circa 1735

First Known Use of chronometer

circa 1735


Medical Dictionary

chronometer

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noun chro·nom·e·ter \krə-ˈnäm-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of chronometer

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





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