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synonyms for chronometer

  • clock
  • hourglass
  • metronome
  • timepiece
  • timer
See also synonyms for: chronometrical / chronometric
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How to use chronometer in a sentence

In about two hours afterward the watches and chronometer recommenced going, and the compasses resumed their position.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
But the terrible question was, how near right is the chronometer?
CAPTAINS OF INDUSTRYJAMES PARTON
He looked at the chronometer on the wall—he had slept twelve hours!
ISLANDS OF SPACEJOHN W CAMPBELL
The sweep hand on the chronometer made its rounds several times before he answered.
UNWISE CHILDGORDON RANDALL GARRETT
In the words of a reporter, the place is equally capable of turning out a 'chronometer or a Cunard steamer.'
HEROES OF THE TELEGRAPHJ. MUNRO
Over the latter were subsequently built some more rooms, including that now used as an observatory and chronometer room.
THE STORY OF THE "BRITANNIA"E. P. STATHAM
When you look at the case, it looks like a chronometer, but the works inside are those of an ordinary cheap watch.
CREDITORS; PARIAHAUGUST STRINDBERG
They were sitting together at the repairing bench, the clockmaker busy with an old chronometer.
CHRISTOPHER AND THE CLOCKMAKERSSARA WARE BASSETT
Sixty years of his life he had devoted to experimenting with and perfecting his chronometer.
CHRISTOPHER AND THE CLOCKMAKERSSARA WARE BASSETT
At Montefermo and Barielle the time was at once read from a watch, and at Melfi from an accurate pocket chronometer.
A STUDY OF RECENT EARTHQUAKESCHARLES DAVISON
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO CHRONOMETER

  • Big Ben
  • alarm
  • chroniker
  • chronograph
  • chronometer
  • digital watch
  • hourglass
  • metronome
  • pendulum
  • stopwatch
  • sundial
  • tick-tock
  • ticker
  • timekeeper
  • timemarker
  • timepiece
  • timer
  • watch
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.