Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The art or process of measuring the duration of short-lived phenomena; the use of a chronoscope.
“I've come to you, sir, because for two years I have been trying to obtain permission to do some time viewing-chronoscopy, that is-in connection with my researches on ancient Carthage.”
“Foster was amazed at the volume of correspondence dealing with small disputed points of ancient Mediterranean culture which somehow managed to elicit the casual remark over and over again: "Of course, having never made use of chronoscopy -" or, "Pending approval of my request for chronoscopic data, which appear unlikely at the moment -”
“On the practical side, however, we have managed quite well to hold chronoscopy down to the original Sterbinski level for fifty years.”
“Dr. Potterley said in a soft voice that went well with the rest of him, "Mr. Araman, I came to you because you're top man in chronoscopy.”
“Even darkness will be no escape because chronoscopy can be adjusted to the infrared and human figures can be seen by their own body heat.”
“I can't be sure yet, Caroline, but when I've got enough evidence, I'll apply for permission to use chronoscopy, which will settle the matter once and for all.”
“Once scientists put neutrinics and pseudo-gravities together, home chronoscopy becomes obvious.”
“And yet chronoscopy was the only way to carry on his work.”
“Unfortunately, I had no knowledge, nor did anyone in the department, that the optics of pseudo-gravity fields had such immediate application to chronoscopy.”
“Araman said, still turning the reproduction sheets before him, "You must realize, Dr. Potterley, that chronoscopy, or time viewing, if you prefer, is a difficult process.”
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