photochronograph

noun

pho·​to·​chronograph
¦fōt(ˌ)ō+
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

Word History

Etymology

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 22 Feb. 2024.

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