chronograph

noun chro·no·graph \ ˈkrä-nə-ˌgraf , ˈkrō- \
Updated on: 10 Nov 2017

Definition of chronograph

:an instrument for measuring and recording time intervals: such as
a :an instrument having a revolving drum on which a stylus makes marks
b :stopwatch; also :a watch incorporating the functions of a stopwatch
c :an instrument for measuring the time of flight of projectiles

chronographic

play \ˌkrä-nə-ˈgra-fik, ˌkrō-\ adjective

chronography

play \krə-ˈnä-grə-fē\ noun

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First Known Use of chronograph

1851


CHRONOGRAPH Defined for English Language Learners

chronograph

noun

Definition of chronograph for English Language Learners

  • : a device (such as a stopwatch) that is used for measuring and recording time in a very exact way


Medical Dictionary

chronograph

noun chro·no·graph \ ˈkrän-ə-ˌgraf, ˈkrō-nə- \

medical Definition of chronograph

:an instrument for measuring and recording time intervals: as
a :an instrument having a revolving drum on which a stylus makes marks
b :a watch incorporating the functions of a stopwatch

chronographic

play \ˌkrän-ə-ˈgraf-ik, ˌkrō-nə-\ adjective

chronography

play \krə-ˈnäg-rə-fē\ noun

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