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chronometry

[krə′näm·ə·trē]
(horology)
The science of measuring time.
The measurement of time by a chronometer.
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TIMEPIECES Masterpieces of Chronometry is a lovely work filled with the dedication to detail, and result of research presented by a renowned craftsman.
Scientists have long made use of mental chronometry (Jensen, 1985).
Cliff and Meffan-Main's paper in the section on texturally controlled 'in situ' chronometry further highlights the importance of considering isotopic disequilibrium.
Sm-Nd isotope systematics in garnet from different lithologies (Eastern Alps): age results, and an evaluation of potential problems for garnet Sm-Nd chronometry.
The results of the high-temperature chronometry provide a well constrained point for assessing the nature of uplift rates in the Meguma terrane during the waning stages of the Acadian Orogeny.
The reversible timelessness of the imagination distinguishes it from the irreversible chronometry of memory and bends it toward the creation of art.
Trying to understand reading and dyslexia: Mental chronometry, individual differences, cognitive neuroscience, and the impact of instruction as converging sources of evidence, In R.
In a study which seeks to move between the `grandiose' and the `picayune', and which indirectly problematizes the cleaving of a cultural continuum into `texts' and `contexts', there are also walk-on parts for Hogarth, Mandeville, Newton, and Young, along with curious digressions on topics such as contemporary chronometry, and what might be described as early modern `ways of seeing' pineapples.
Genette's principles of fabula chronometry do little to account for the narrative sense of time, not least because at bottom temporality and narrative are interdependent concepts.
The Physiological Clock: Circadian Rhythms and Biological Chronometry.
Burdened with percentages, ratios and all the other machinery of quantitative analysis, there is little danger of it doing for media studies what Dava Sobel's Longitude did for the history of chronometry.