chronoscope

chronoscope

[kron-uh-skohp, kroh-nuh-]
noun
an electronic instrument for measuring accurately very brief intervals of time, as in determining the velocity of projectiles.

Origin:
1695–1705; chrono- + -scope

chronoscopic [kron-uh-skop-ik] , adjective
chronoscopically, adverb
chronoscopy [kruh-nos-kuh-pee] , noun
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chronoscope (ˈkrɒnəˌskəʊp, ˈkrəʊnə-)
 
n
an instrument that registers small intervals of time on a dial, cathode-ray tube, etc
 
chronoscopic
 
adj
 
chrono'scopically
 
adv

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