chronological

[ kron-l-oj-i-kuh l ]SEE DEFINITION OF chronological
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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CHRONOLOGICAL

But the significance of the event is other and greater than that of a chronological datum-plane.

The account of them will be given in their chronological order.

The steps in this chronological variation were termed by Waagen "mutations."

They are not arranged in chronological order, but according to their length.

At the back stood a row of ledgers, arranged in chronological order.

There was no address, and they had evidently been tied together in chronological order.

A chronological term; it is the moon's cycle multiplied into that of the sun.

Selections from these, arranged in chronological order, appear in this anthology.

Our killer—no matter what his chronological age—does not think like an adult.

Chronological arrangement is uninteresting because unprofitable.

WORD ORIGIN

"arranged in order by time," 1610s, from chronology + -ical. Chronological order is attested by 1754. Related: Chronologic (1610s); chronologically.

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