in a Sentence
Definition of Chronometer
an instrument designed to keep time with great accuracy, especially when at sea
Examples of Chronometer in a sentence
The chronometer was designed to help sailors more accurately determine longitude.
With the invention of the chronometer, mariners of the middle ages could now travel with greater accuracy.
The chronometer was used as portable timekeeping device by Captain Hook and his men.
In the 1800s, a chronometer was invented to help the military determine a ship’s longitude within 30 geographical miles.
The chronometer was a good replacement for ordinary clocks that couldn’t be used at sea because of temperature changes and the ship’s motion.
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