At the age of 25 he employed his whole time in chronometrical improvements.
To turn the left cheek if the right be smitten, is chronometrical; hence, no average son of man ever did such a thing.
But beyond that, in the summer of 1833 he was employed by the Russian Government on a chronometrical expedition in the Baltic.
To give all that thou hast to the poor, this too is chronometrical; hence no average son of man ever did such a thing.
Brazil, in order to complete the chronometrical measurement of the world.
An extremely accurate clock or other timepiece. Chronometers are used in scientific experiments, navigation, and astronomical observations. It was the invention of a chronometer capable of being used aboard ship, in 1762, that allowed navigators for the first time to accurately determine their longitude at sea.