Definition of Chronometers

1. Noun. (plural of chronometer) ¹



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Definition of Chronometers

1. chronometer [n] - See also: chronometer

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chronometers

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chronological sequence
chronological succession
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chronometabolism
chronometer
chronometers (current term)
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Literary usage of Chronometers

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1. Proceedings by Royal Geographical Society (Great Britain), Norton Shaw, Francis Galton, William Spottiswoode, Clements Robert Markham, Henry Walter Bates, John Scott Keltie (1872)
"QE BACK, FRS It is impossible to avoid jolting pocket chronometers or watches ... When travelling in summer, the chronometers were token off at night and ..."

2. A Treatise on Surveying: Comprising the Theory and the Practice by William Mitchell Gillespie, Cady Staley (1897)
"By Transporting chronometers. A number of chronometers are placed near the center of ... The number of chronometers will depend upon the length of the trip, ..."

3. A Manual of Spherical and Practical Astronomy: Embracing the General by William Chauvenet (1891)
""differences of longitude" is given in RAPER'S Practice of Navigation, for the use of navigators in finding the sea rates of their chronometers. (See Vol. ..."

4. A Manual of Spherical and Practical Astronomy: Embracing the General by William Chauvenet (1874)
"An absolutely perfect compensation for temperature in chronometers is hardly to be expected. It has been found* that the average temperature compensation of ..."

5. Abstracts of the Papers Printed in the Philosophical Transactions of the by Royal Society (Great Britain) (1833)
"Of the Effects of the Density of Air on the Rates of chronometers. ... Among the sources of error to which chronometers are liable, the effect of the ..."

6. Journal by Folk-Song Society (Great Britain) (1853)
"IM» ISSO B ERROR« OF LOSEBY'8 chronometers IN THE SAME TRIALS. From thi» Table it will be seen that in the average of fi« years, the error of Mr. Dent's ..."

7. An Introduction to Practical Astronomy: With a Collection of Astronomical Tables by Elias Loomis (1892)
"SECTION I. LONGITUDE DETERMINED BY TRANSPORTATION OF chronometers. (.) THE manufacture of chronometers has attained to such a degree of perfection as to ..."

8. Report of the Annual Meeting (1855)
"On the Variation in the Rates of chronometers. By JOHN HARTNUP, FRAS, Liverpool. At the meeting of the British Association in this town in 1837, ..."

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