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" ... of ascertaining the true periods or years when past events or transactions took place, and arranging them in their proper order according to their dates. "
An American Dictionary of the English Language: Exhibiting the Origin ... - Page 140
by Noah Webster - 1846 - 1079 pages
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The Methodist Magazine and Quarterly Review, Volume 8

Methodist Church - 1837
...Webster tells us that it comes from the Greek, xpovo^oyta, and that it signifies, " the science of time ; the method of measuring, or computing time by regular...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 the quotation...
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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...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 ipparent...
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Methodist Review, Volume 8; Volume 19

Methodist Church - 1837
...tells us that it comes from the Greek, xpovo^a-yia, and that it signifies, " the science of time ; the method of measuring, or computing time by regular...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 the quotation...
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Popular and Complete English Dictionary: Exhibiting the ..., Volume 1

John Boag - English language - 1848
...time, the series of events, or rules of chronology. CHRONOLOGY, kro-K&l'o-je, n. The science of time; the method of measuring, or computing time by regular...arranging them in their proper order, according to their datée. tron, a measure, 1 n. Any instrument that measures time, or that divides tin. г into equal...
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A popular and complete English dictionary, Volume 1

John Boag - 1848
...CBBOMOLOCY, kri-i.ol'o-je, n. The science of time; the method of measuring, or computing time by ragnlar divisions or periods, according to the revolutions...them in their proper order, according to their dates. kro-nom'e-tftr, (Gr. cJuronot, and metron, a measure,! »• Any instrument tbnt measures time, or...
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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 kuan - 1903 - 1884 pages
...(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 measures...
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Everybody's Cyclopedia: A Concise and Accurate Compilation of the ..., Volume 1

Charles Leonard-Stuart, George Jotham Hagar - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1912
...time, or of computing dates : the method of ascertaining the true periods, or years, when past events took place, and arranging them in their proper order, according to their dates. The following are the leading systems of chronology existing among the several nations of the world...
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Improve Your Vocabulary

James Williams - 2005 - 250 pages
...including bunions, unicorns, etc. Also called a podiatrist. chronologist One versed in the science of ascertaining the true periods or years when past...them in their proper order according to their dates. conchologist One who specialises in the field of zoology dealing with the nature, formation and classification...
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