chronometer time

chronometer time

[krə′näm·əd·ər ‚tīm]
(horology)
The hour of the day as indicated by a chronometer, generally set approximately to Greenwich mean time; unless the chronometer has a 24-hour dial, chronometer time is usually expressed on a 12-hour cycle and labeled A.M. or P.M.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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