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



    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 Originearly 19th cent.: from Greek hōra ‘time’ + -logy.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: horology