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Definition of chronometry

: the measuring of time

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Before, during, and after radio, chronometry, and that chap Alexander Neckam mentioning in De naturis rerum that magnets might have uses at sea, what remained the mariner’s most valuable gadget? Rob Beschizza, WIRED, "Technoporn: Maps," 28 Dec. 2006

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First Known Use of chronometry

1833, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for chronometry

chrono- + -metry, after chronometer

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chro·​nom·​e·​try | \ krə-ˈnäm-ə-trē How to pronounce chronometry (audio) \
plural chronometries

Medical Definition of chronometry

: the science of measuring time especially by periods or intervals

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concealment of treason or felony

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