chronometry

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chro·nom·e·try / krəˈnämətrē/ • n. the science of accurate time measurement. DERIVATIVES: chron·o·met·ric / ˌkränəˈmetrik; ˌkrō-/ adj. chron·o·met·ri·cal / ˌkränəˈmetrikəl; ˌkrō-/ adj. chron·o·met·ri·cal·ly / ˌkränəˈmetrik(ə)lē/ adv.

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chronometry Measurement of time, which in a geologic sense is associated with the measurement of absolute ages.

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