Definition of Chronoscope

1. Noun. An instrument for accurate measurements of small intervals of time.




Definition of Chronoscope

1. n. An instrument for measuring minute intervals of time; used in determining the velocity of projectiles, the duration of short-lived luminous phenomena, etc.

Definition of Chronoscope

1. Noun. an optical instrument used to measure very small time intervals with precision ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Chronoscope

chronon
chrononaut
chrononauts
chronons
chrononym
chrononyms
chronophagous
chronopharmacology
chronopher
chronophers
chronophobia
chronophotograph
chronophotography
chronopotentiometry
chronoscope (current term)
chronoscopes
chronospecies
chronostratigraphic
chronostratigraphies
chronostratigraphy
chronotaraxis
chronotaxes
chronotaxis
chronotherapeutic
chronotherapeutics
chronotherapies
chronotherapy
chronothermal
chronotopic

Literary usage of Chronoscope

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1. The American Journal of Psychology by Granville Stanley Hall, Edward Bradford Titchener (1892)
"recognized by psychologists (though apparently not yet discovered by physicists) that the chronoscope only gives correct times when the relative strength ol ..."

2. A Text-book of Experimental Psychology: With Laboratory Exercises by Charles Samuel Myers (1911)
"The chronoscope requires careful treatment in order to insure uniformity and ... A commutator must always be introduced into the chronoscope circuit, ..."

3. The British Journal of Psychology by British Psychological Society (1913)
"'Psychical distance' as a factor in art and an aesthetic principle ......... 87 DUNLAP, KNIGHT. The Hipp chronoscope without armature springs . ..."

4. The Psychology of Musical Talent by Carl Emil Seashore (1919)
"A CHRONOGRAPH AND A chronoscope The chronograph. The apparatus shown in Figure 1, Chapter II, may be converted into a chronograph which is adapted for the ..."

5. Ordnance and Gunnery: A Text-book Prepared for the Cadets of the United by Ormond Mitchell Lissak (1907)
"The Schultz chronoscope is an instrument of this class. An electrically sustained tuning fork, c, Fig. 12, whose rate of vibration is known, carries on one ..."

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