horology

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ho·rol·o·gy / həˈräləjē/ • n. the study and measurement of time. ∎  the art of making clocks and watches.DERIVATIVES: ho·rol·o·ger / -jər/ n.hor·o·log·ic / ˌhôrəˈläjik/ adj.hor·o·log·i·cal / ˌhôrəˈläjikəl/ adj.ho·rol·o·gist / -jist/ n.

horologe

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horologe timepiece, clock. XIV. — OF. or(i)loge (mod. horloge) :- L. hōrologium — Gr. hōrólogion, f. hōrológos, f. hðrā time, HOUR + -logos telling (see -LOGUE).