Horology



[haw-rol-uh-jee, hoh-] /hɔˈrɒl ə dʒi, hoʊ-/

noun
1.
the art or science of making timepieces or of measuring time.
/hɒˈrɒlədʒɪ/
noun
1.
the art or science of making timepieces or of measuring time
n.

science of time, 1819, probably from Greek hora “hour” (see hour) + -logy. Earlier it meant “clock, clock dial” (c.1500), from Latin horologium. Related: Horologist.
horology
(hô-rŏl’ə-jē)
The science of measuring time.

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