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Definition of horology noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    horology

     noun
    noun
    BrE BrE//hɒˈrɒlədʒi//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//həˈrɑːlədʒi//
     
    [uncountable] Crafts and skills
     
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  1. 1the study and measurement of time
  2. 2the art of making clocks and watches See related entries: Crafts and skills
  3. Word Origin early 19th cent.: from Greek hōra ‘time’ + -logy.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: horology