hor·​o·​log·​i·​cal | \ ˌhȯr-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl How to pronounce horological (audio) \

Definition of horological

: of or relating to a horologe or horology

Examples of horological in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This edition of the Atmos is a complex, deeply esoteric work of horological art. Paige Reddinger, Robb Report, 30 Mar. 2022 Here, the Belle Epoque serves as horological muse, with the romantic floral motifs of the Art Nouveau movement rendered in black mother-of-pearl and diamonds—123 of them, to be exact. Allie Holloway, Town & Country, 2 Apr. 2022 Bvlgari, which began life as a small jewelry emporium, opened in 1884 by a Greek immigrant just a couple of miles east of the Vatican, has introduced a host of game-changing pieces to the horological canon. Nick Scott, Robb Report, 21 Mar. 2022 Working in collaboration with Warner Brothers Consumer Products and DC, Jacob & Co. unveils its newest horological hyper watch: Gotham City. Roberta Naas, Forbes, 14 Mar. 2022 Along with injecting the franchise with new vigor, the film pulls off an historic horological hat trick. Kyle Roderick, Forbes, 8 Oct. 2021 Regarded as the greatest watch designer of the 20th century, Genta created his first horological tribute to Mickey in 1984 (scandalizing attendees of that year’s Basel fair in the process). Victoria Gomelsky, Robb Report, 24 Sep. 2021 The Nautilus, a luxury sports watch designed by horological legend Gerald Genta, was introduced in 1976. Demetrius Simms, Robb Report, 16 Nov. 2021 Having introduced the El Primero caliber 400, the world’s first high-frequency automatic chronograph movement, in 1969, the brand lays claim to one of the 20th century’s greatest horological legacies. Victoria Gomelsky, Robb Report, 31 Dec. 2021 See More

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First Known Use of horological

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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6 May 2022

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“Horological.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/horological. Accessed 17 May. 2022.

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