instrument for measuring short periods of time

Phrontistery dictionary. 2013.

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  • Micronometer — Mi cro*nom e*ter, n. [Micro + chronometer.] An instrument for noting minute portions of time. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • micronometer —   n. instrument measuring minute intervals of time …   Dictionary of difficult words

  • Scientific Instruments — Have you ever been in the middle of a class lecture, medical examination or episode of Star Trek only to realise suddenly that you have no clue what all those gizmos, gadgets and other scientific instruments actually do? If so, your problems are… …   Phrontistery dictionary

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