Definition of Chronograph

1. Noun. An accurate timer for recording time.

Generic synonyms: Timer



Definition of Chronograph

1. n. An instrument for measuring or recording intervals of time, upon a revolving drum or strip of paper moved by clockwork. The action of the stylus or pen is controlled by electricity.

Definition of Chronograph

1. Noun. (obsolete) A chronogram. ¹

2. Noun. A device which marks or records time or time intervals ¹

3. Noun. A combination of watch and stopwatch ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Chronograph

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Chronograph

1. An instrument for graphic measurement and recording brief periods of time. Origin: chrono-+ G. Grapho, to record (05 Mar 2000)

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Literary usage of Chronograph

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1. Journal by Institution of Electrical Engineers Radio Section (1880)
"The Watkin chronograph consists of a weight, which is allowed to fall freely in air between two smoked metallic cylinders. At the moment of firing the gun ..."

2. Astronomy and Astro-physics by European Southern Observatory, Goodsell Observatory (1886)
"chronograph PENS.—In the December number of this journal, Prof. ES HOLDEN has a note on chronograph pens, and recommends one which requires filling every ..."

3. Summarized Proceedings ... and a Directory of Members by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1886)
"DESCRIPTION OF A PRINTING chronograph. By Prof. GW HOUGH, Director of the Dearborn Observatory. ABOUT the 3~ear 1848, the idea of recording astronomical ..."

4. The Psychology of Musical Talent by Carl Emil Seashore (1919)
"A chronograph AND A CHRONOSCOPE The chronograph. The apparatus shown in Figure 1, Chapter II, may be converted into a chronograph which is adapted for the ..."

5. A Treatise on Surveying: Comprising the Theory and the Practice by William Mitchell Gillespie, Cady Staley (1897)
"This break is recorded on the paper which is wrapped around the revolving cylinder of the chronograph. The observer's key and the chronometer are placed on ..."

6. A Treatise on Surveying: Comprising the Theory and the Practice by William Mitchell Gillespie (1897)
"The chronograph. The chronograph (Fig. 470) is always used for these observations, the observer breaking the circuit by means of a small key, which he holds ..."

7. Geodesy: Including Astronomical Observations, Gravity Measurements, and by George Leonard Hosmer (1919)
"The record on the chronograph of the passage of the star over certain fixed points in ... chronograph. The chronograph is a registering apparatus driven by ..."

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