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[kron-uh-skohp, kroh-nuh-] /ˈkrɒn əˌskoʊp, ˈkroʊ nə-/

an electronic instrument for measuring accurately very brief intervals of time, as in determining the velocity of projectiles.
/ˈkrɒnəˌskəʊp; ˈkrəʊnə-/
an instrument that registers small intervals of time on a dial, cathode-ray tube, etc


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