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Mawson, C.O.S., ed. (1870–1938). Roget’s International Thesaurus. 1922.
 
Class I. Words Expressing Abstract Relations
Section VI. Time
1. Absolute Time
 
114. [Estimation, Measurement, and Record of Time.] Chronometry.
 
  
NOUN:CHRONOMETRY, horometry, chronology, horology; date, epoch; style, era, age.
  almanac, calendar, ephemeris; standard time, daylight-saving time; register, registry; chronicle, annals, journal, diary, chronogram, isochronon.
  [INSTRUMENTS FOR THE MEASUREMENT OF TIME] clock, watch; chronometer, chronoscope, chronograph; repeater; timekeeper, timepiece; dial, sundial, gnomon, horologe, horologium [rare], hydroscope, pendule [F.], hourglass, clepsydra; ghurry or ghari [Hind.].
  CHRONOGRAPHER, chronologer, chronologist, horologer; annalist.
  
VERB:FIX THE TIME, mark the time; date, register, chronicle, chronologize; measure time, beat time, mark time; bear date.
  
ADJECTIVE:CHRONOLOGIC or chronological, chronometric or chronometrical, chronogrammatical; datal [rare], temporal, isochronous, isochronal, cinquecento, quattrocento, trecento.
  
ADVERB:o’clock.
  
QUOTATION:We were none of us musical, though Miss Jenkins beat time, out of time, by way of appearing so.—Gaskell

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