Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The art or process of measuring the duration of short-lived phenomena; the use of a chronoscope.

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Examples

  • 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.

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  • 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 -"

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  • On the practical side, however, we have managed quite well to hold chronoscopy down to the original Sterbinski level for fifty years.

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  • 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."

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  • 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.

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  • "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."

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  • Once scientists put neutrinics and pseudo-gravities together, home chronoscopy becomes obvious.

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  • And yet chronoscopy was the only way to carry on his work.

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  • Unfortunately, I had no knowledge, nor did anyone in the department, that the optics of pseudo-gravity fields had such immediate application to chronoscopy.

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  • 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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