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box chronometer

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a ship's chronometer, mounted in gimbals, to preserve its proper position.
  • n. See under Box.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A marine clock of great accuracy, set to the time of a certain prime meridian, and employed in the calculation of the longitude at sea.

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