chronometer definition

  • noun:
    • a very exact timepiece.
    • a tool for calculating time, eg a wrist watch or time clock
    • a guitar for calculating time; a timekeeper.
    • A portable timekeeper, with much compensation stability, and often beating half moments; -- intended to hold time with great reliability for usage an astronomical observations, in determining longitude, etc.
    • A metronome.
    • Any instrument that measures time, or divides time into equal portions, or perhaps is used for that purpose, as a-clock, watch, or switch.
    • Specifically, a time-keeper of good precision designed to be properly used for identifying the longitude at sea, or for other function in which a rather precise measurement of time is needed.
    • An instrument intended to set the rate and rhythm for some music; a metronome.
    • a precise clock (especially utilized in navigation)
    • an exceedingly accurate watch.
    • A device for measuring time, particularly a wrist watch or time clock
    • a guitar for measuring time; a timekeeper.
    • A portable timekeeper, with a heavy payment balance, and often beating half seconds; -- intended to hold time with great precision for usage an astronomical findings, in determining longitude, etc.
    • A metronome.
    • Any tool that measures time, or divides time into equal portions, or perhaps is useful for that purpose, as a clock, watch, or dial.
    • Specifically, a time-keeper of great accuracy built to be used for identifying the longitude at ocean, and for just about any purpose where a very specific measurement of time is necessary.
    • An instrument meant to set the rate and rhythm for some songs; a metronome.
    • a precise time clock (especially used in navigation)

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