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" The science of time ; the method of measuring, or computing time by regular divisions or periods, according to the revolutions of the sun or moon, of ascertaining the true periods or years when past events or transactions took place, and arranging them... "
Popular and Complete English Dictionary: Exhibiting the Pronunciation ... - Page 229
by John Boag - 1848 - 1497 pages
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The Methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review, Volume 8

Methodist Church - 1837
...word CHRONOLOGY. Webster tells us that it comes from the Greek, xpovo^oyta, and that it signifies, " the science of time ; the method of measuring, or...arranging them in their proper order according to their dates." All this is accurate enough. But still, the mere English reader is no more instructed from...
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Chronology, Or, An Introduction and Index to Universal History, Biography ...

George Palmer Putnam - Chronology, Historical - 1833 - 352 pages
...Xoyos, discourse or doctrine." It signifies " the science of time; the method of measuring orcomputing time by regular divisions or periods, according to...arranging them in their proper order according to their dates."* THE DIVISION OF TIME has been most commonly made in all ages and countries according to the...
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An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin ...

Noah Webster - English language - 1834 - 1011 pages
...the order of time, tlie series of events, or rules of chronology. CHRO-NOL'O-GY, n. [Gr. yfmo\ifia.} The science of time ; the method of measuring, or...divisions or periods, according to the revolutions of the -mi or moon, of ascertaining the true periods or years whon past events or transactions took place,...
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Methodist Review, Volume 8; Volume 19

Methodist Church - 1837
...word -CHRONOLOGY. Webster tells us that it comes from the Greek, xpovo^a-yia, and that it signifies, " the science of time ; the method of measuring, or...arranging them in their proper order according to their dates." All this is accurate enough. But still, the mere English reader is no more instructed from...
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An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin ...

Noah Webster - English language - 1844 - 1079 pages
...order of time, the series of events, or rules of chronology. CHRO-NOL'O-GY, 71. [Gr. jflwi/oXayia.] The science of time ; the method of measuring, or...arranging them in their proper order according to their dates. A. Holmes. CHRO-NOMT3-TER, *. [Gr. Xfm{ and iicrpov.] Any instrument that measures time, or...
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An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin ...

Noah Webster - English language - 1846 - 1079 pages
...order of time, the series of events, or rules of chronology. €HRO-NOL'O-6Y. . [Gr. xpf^'y"1-] Th science of time ; the method of measuring, or computing...arranging them In their proper order according to their dates. A. Holmes. €HRO-NOM"E-TER, n. [Gr. Xfvnv< mt ftTf*-] Any instrument that measures time,...
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An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin ...

Noah Webster - English language - 1846 - 1079 pages
...series of events, or rules of chronology. CHRO-NOL'O-CY. n. [Gr. xpovoXoyiu.] The science of lime ; the method of measuring, or computing time by regular...arranging them in their proper order according to their dates. A. Holmej. CHRO-NOM'E-TEH, . [Gr. ypmt and fcrfm.] Any instrument that measures time, or that...
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A Text-book of Astronomy

George Cary Comstock - Astronomy - 1901 - 391 pages
...Chronology. — The Century Dictionary defines chronology as " the science of time " — that is, " the method of measuring or computing time by regular...according to the revolutions of the sun or moon." We have already seen that for the measurement of short intervals of time the day and its subdivisions...
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XX Century Cyclopaedia and Atlas: Biography, History, Art, Science ..., Volume 2

Charles Annandale, Ainsworth Rand Spofford - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1901
...events in order of time and the ascertaining of the intervals between them. Its basis is necessarily the method of measuring or computing time by regular...divisions or periods, according to the revolutions of the earth or moon. The motions of these bodies produce the natural division of time into years, mouths,...
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English and Chinese pronouncing dictionary

Shang wu yin shu guan - 1903
...(kro-nol'-o-je) n. The science of time, &$; the method of ascertaining the trne periods or years when past events took place, and arranging them in their proper order according to their dates, $, JtlEj a chronology, i&, ipjJJ. Chronometer, ikro-ncin'-e-tcr) n. Any instrument that...
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