Definition of horology
1 : the science of measuring time
2 : the art of making instruments for indicating time
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Indeed, Bulgari has made a statement in the world of haute horology by sending its premium men’s line on a crash diet.
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Origin and Etymology of horology
Greek hōra + English -logy
First Known Use: 1819See Words from the same year
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