horography


horography
art of constructing sundials or clocks

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Horography — Ho*rog ra*phy, n. [Gr. ? hour + graphy: cf. F. horographie.] 1. An account of the hours. Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. The art of constructing instruments for making the hours, as clocks, watches, and dials. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horography — /hor ogˈrə fi/ noun The art of constructing sundials, clocks, etc ORIGIN: Gr hōrā an hour, and graphein to describe • • • horogˈrapher noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • horography —   n. account of the hours; art of constructing timepieces.    ♦ horographer, n …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Horologiography — Hor o*lo gi*og ra*phy, n. [Gr. ? horologe + graphy.] 1. An account of instruments that show the hour. [1913 Webster] 2. The art of constructing clocks or dials; horography. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sciences and Studies — This list defines 633 sciences, arts and studies of various degrees of respectability and rarity, ranging from the common and esteemed (chemistry) to the obscure and quirky (peristerophily). Over the past century, the range and scope of… …   Phrontistery dictionary

  • horographer — horogˈrapher noun • • • Main Entry: ↑horography …   Useful english dictionary


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