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chron·o·scope

 (krŏn′ə-skōp′, krō′nə-)
n.
An optical instrument for the precise measurement of very small time intervals.

chron′o·scop′ic (-skŏp′ĭk) adj.
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chronoscope

(ˈkrɒnəˌskəʊp; ˈkrəʊnə-)
n
(Horology) an instrument that registers small intervals of time on a dial, cathode-ray tube, etc
chronoscopic adj
ˌchronoˈscopically adv
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chronoscope

an instrument for accurate measurement of very short periods of time, as the time of trajectory of missiles.
See also: Instruments, Time
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.chronoscope - an instrument for accurate measurements of small intervals of timechronoscope - an instrument for accurate measurements of small intervals of time
measuring device, measuring instrument, measuring system - instrument that shows the extent or amount or quantity or degree of something
time-delay measuring instrument, time-delay measuring system - chronoscope for measuring the time difference between two events
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