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Measurement of intervals of time.
[chrono- + G. metron, measure]
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Birthdates provide a means of calculating chronometric age whose significance arises from the assumption that it "will give the most precise and objective information about persons." (6) The term chronometric age best describes my observations of the resettlement process as it functioned as "a pseudo-exact labelling device" by which in "a single tick of the clock, one finds oneself in another category." (7) In the United States, age is used to assign people status, presenting similarities or differences where there often are none.
(12.) These "measures" are in fact like a series of Aeon-related infinitives, rather than chronometric tenses.
While chronometric dating of rock art is important to place rock-art creations in time frameworks, Morphy's contribution to this volume (chapter 17) reminds us that it only refers to the "rock art production" point in time.
Blind testing of rock varnish microstratigraphy as a chronometric indicator: Results on late Quaternary lava flows in the Mojave Desert, California.
No surprise: the specialised timing device showed that the watch had a running accuracy well within the chronometric parameters set by COSC, the Official Swiss Chronometer Testing Institute.
* Activated partial thromboplastin time (aPTT) was examined using the chronometric technique with a compact STA analyzer from Diagnostica Stago Laboratories (France).
Topics discussed include the historical background of chronometric aging, arbitrary aspects of chronometric aging, exclusion and activism, the art of aging, aging authentically, and aging and narrative identities.
Three chronometric indices of relational responding as predictors of performance on a brief intelligence test: The importance of relational flexibility.
"It is important to note that they [the authors] did not provide an absolute or chronometric date, rather the geochemistry shows that the trace elemental geochemistry is the same, thus the bones must be of the same age," said Kenneth Tankersley, an assistant professor in the University of Cincinnati anthropology and geology departments.
This in turn can severely affect chronometric results.