horology

[haw-rol-uh-jee, hoh-]
noun
the art or science of making timepieces or of measuring time.

Origin:
1810–20; < Greek hōro- (combining form of hṓra hour) + -logy

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horology (hɒˈrɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
the art or science of making timepieces or of measuring time
 
horologic
 
adj
 
horo'logical
 
adj

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horology   (hô-rŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The science of measuring time.
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