chronometers in English

an instrument for measuring time, especially one designed to keep accurate time in spite of motion or variations in temperature, humidity, and air pressure. Chronometers were first developed for marine navigation, being used in conjunction with astronomical observation to determine longitude.
The process of mapping itself, now much more accurate thanks to Britain's invention of the chronometer for measuring longitude, allowed the British to perceive the globe as an integrated whole.

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1. I might just as well be making chronometers.

2. Chronometers are watches, yes, but watches that have been tried and tested …

3. Marine Chronometers are precise, specialized clocks for finding longitude at sea

4. ‘The expedition carried a Chronometer for measuring longitude, although winding it each day at noon was a challenge.’ ‘Even Chronometers, marine Chronometers, the best of them, were good to maybe a 50th of a second or something of that order.’

5. Articles of precious metals and their alloys, jewellery, brooches of precious metal, clocks and chronometers, costume jewellery

6. Fish otoliths and other hard parts that form annual growth increments (Annuli) in marine organisms act as natural chronometers

7. "Chronometer" may sound like a fancy name for a normal watch - after all, it just comes from the Greek words for "time" and "measure" - but Chronometers are really something quite special

8. Chronographs are frequently confused with, or regarded as being the same as, chronometers, but on further consideration that falls short of the mark, because the latter term is primarily used to describe extremely accurate watches; a chronograph can do that too but the name on its own does not reveal anything about it.

9. Chronometers, chronographs, clocks, watches, wristwatches, wall clocks, alarm clocks and parts and fittings for the aforesaid goods, namely hands, anchors, pendulums, barrels, watch casings, watch straps, watch dials, clockworks, watch chains, movements for clocks and watches, watch springs, watch crystals, presentation cases for watches, cases for clocks and watches, cases for horological and chronometric instruments

10. Anchors, watch chains, clock cases, control clocks, watch glasses, chronometers, cases for clock- and watchmaking, cases for watches, watch bands, key rings (trinkets or fobs), clock hands, clockworks, movements for clocks and watches, medallions, watch springs, pendulums, wristwatches, bracelets, watch straps, watches, watch cases, master clocks, accessories for watches, horological and chronometric instruments