photochronograph

noun
pho·​to·​chronograph | \ ¦fōt(ˌ)ō+ \

Definition of photochronograph

1 : chronophotograph also : an apparatus for taking chronophotographs
2 : an instrument for the photographic recording of star transits
3 : an instrument for recording minute intervals of time photographically

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History and Etymology for photochronograph

International Scientific Vocabulary phot- + chronograph; perhaps originally formed in French

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“Photochronograph.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/photochronograph. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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