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chronograph

 [kron´o-graf]
an instrument for recording small intervals of time.

chro·no·graph

(kron'ō-graf),
An instrument for graphic measurement and recording brief time periods.
[chrono- + G. graphō, to record]

chronograph

/chron·o·graph/ (kron´ah-graf) an instrument for recording small intervals of time.

chronograph

[kron′əgraf]
Etymology: Gk, chronos + graphein, to record
a device that records small intervals of time, such as a stopwatch. chronographic, adj.

chronograph

an instrument for recording small intervals of time.
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