chro·​no·​met·​ric ˌkrä-nə-ˈme-trik How to pronounce chronometric (audio)
variants or less commonly chronometrical
: of or relating to a chronometer or chronometry
chronometrically adverb

Examples of chronometric in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On Monday, the first workday after the great chronometric shift, the same darkness that seemed to set in so swiftly Friday would be more than an hour earlier. Martin Weil, Washington Post, 4 Nov. 2023 Altogether, the design offers a better ratio of angular velocity to chronometric performance. Cait Bazemore, Robb Report, 27 Oct. 2023 To the best of their knowledge, the latest radiocarbon dates are the first chronometric age determinations for Malaysian rock art. Laura Baisas, Popular Science, 23 Aug. 2023 Under the hood and visible through the sapphire caseback, the Starry Seas is powered by the caliber DB2005, which has been adapted to this miniaturization without losing its chronometric quality. Cait Bazemore, Robb Report, 25 May 2023 Then, in 2018, another skull surfaced at the Drimolen site, and chronometric dating placed both craniums around 2 million years old. Bridget Alex, Discover Magazine, 15 Dec. 2020 In order to collect data for the chronometric adjustment, the brand built a robot arm and then installed it in an atmospheric chamber. Cait Bazemore, Robb Report, 7 Nov. 2022 Grand Bleu timepiece will have the chance to receive customized chronometric adjustments of their watch by the De Bethune Chronometry Workshop. Cait Bazemore, Robb Report, 7 Nov. 2022 This movement is characterized by unerring precision, chronometric performance and magnetic resistance. Kyle Roderick, Forbes, 8 Oct. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1830, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of chronometric was in 1830

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Cite this Entry

“Chronometric.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition


chro·​no·​met·​ric ˌkrän-ə-ˈme-trik, ˌkrō-nə- How to pronounce chronometric (audio)
variants also chronometrical
: of or relating to a chronometer or chronometry
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