I. WORDS EXPRESSING ABSTRACT RELATIONS

VI. TIME

1. ABSOLUTE TIME

[Estimation, measurement, and record of time] Chronometry.

[Nouns] chronometry, horometry, horology; date, epoch; style, era.

almanac, calendar, ephemeris; register, registry; chronicle, annals, journal, diary, chronogram.

[Instruments for the measurement of time] clock, wall clock, pendulum clock, grandfather's clock, cuckoo clock, alarm clock, clock radio; watch, wristwatch, pocket watch, stopwatch, Swiss watch; atomic clock, digital clock, analog clock, quartz watch, water clock; chronometer, chronoscope, chronograph; repeater; timekeeper, timepiece; dial, sundial, gnomon, horologe, pendulum, hourglass, clepsydra; ghurry.

chronographer, chronologer, chronologist, timekeeper; annalist.

calendar year, leap year, Julian calendar, Gregorian calendar, Chinese calendar, Jewish calendar, perpetual calendar, Farmer's almanac, fiscal year.

[Verbs] fix the time, mark the time; date, register, chronicle; measure time, beat time, mark time; bear date; synchronize watches.

[Adjectives] chronological, chronometrical, chronogrammatical; cinquecento, quattrocento, trecento.

[Adverbs] o'clock.

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