horologe

  • 1 Horologe — Hor o*loge, n. [OE. horologe, orloge, timepiece, OF. horloge, orloge, oriloge, F. horloge, L. horologium, fr. Gr. ?; ? hour + ? to say, tell. See {Hour}, and {Logic}.] 1. A servant who called out the hours. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. An instrument… …

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  • 2 horologe — [ɔʀɔlɔʒ] n. m. ÉTYM. 1873, P. Larousse; grec horologion. → Horloge. ❖ ♦ Didact. (relig.). Livre de prières quotidiennes dans l Église chrétienne d Orient …

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  • 3 horologe — [hôr′ə lōj΄, hôr′əläj΄] n. [ME < OFr < L horologium < Gr hōrologion < hōra, HOUR + legein, to say: see LOGIC] a timepiece; clock, hourglass, sundial, etc …

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  • 4 horologe — noun Etymology: Middle English orloge, from Anglo French oriloge, from Latin horologium, from Greek hōrologion, from hōra hour + legein to gather more at year, legend Date: 14th century a timekeeping device …

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  • 5 horologe — /hawr euh lohj , loj , hor /, n. any instrument for indicating the time, esp. a sundial or an early form of clock. [1375 1425; late ME < L horologium HOROLOGIUM; r. ME orloge < MF < L, as above] * * * …

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  • 6 horologe — n. timepiece, clock, hourglass, device which measures or indicates the timehor·o·loge || hÉ”rÉ™ləʊdÊ’ / hÉ’rÉ™lÉ’dÊ’ …

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  • 7 horologe — [ hɒrəlɒdʒ] noun archaic a timepiece. Origin ME: from OFr., via L. from Gk hōrologion, from hōra time + logos telling …

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  • 8 horologe — n. Time piece (of any kind) …

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  • 9 horologe — hor·o·loge …

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  • 10 horologe — hor•o•loge [[t]ˈhɔr əˌloʊdʒ, ˌlɒdʒ, ˈhɒr [/t]] n. hor any instrument for indicating the time, esp. a sundial or an early form of clock • Etymology: 1375–1425; ME orloge < MF < L hōrologium < Gk hōrológion=hōro , comb. form of hṓra hour+… …

    From formal English to slang

  • 11 horologe — /ˈhɒrəlɒdʒ/ (say horuhloj) noun Obsolete any instrument for indicating the time. {Latin hōrologium, from Greek hōrologion an instrument for telling the hour; replacing Middle English orloge, from Old French} …

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  • 12 horologe —   n. timepiece.    ♦ horologer,    ♦ horologist, n. watch maker.    ♦ horologic, a.    ♦ horology, n. clock making; science of measuring time.    ♦ horometry, n. measurement of time …

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  • 13 horologe — n. archaic a timepiece. Etymology: ME f. OF orloge f. L horologium f. Gk horologion f. hora time + logos telling …

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  • 14 After hours — Hour Hour, n. [OE. hour, our, hore, ure, OF. hore, ore, ure, F. heure, L. hora, fr. Gr. ?, orig., a definite space of time, fixed by natural laws; hence, a season, the time of the day, an hour. See {Year}, and cf. {Horologe}, {Horoscope}.] 1. The …

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  • 15 Canonical hours — Hour Hour, n. [OE. hour, our, hore, ure, OF. hore, ore, ure, F. heure, L. hora, fr. Gr. ?, orig., a definite space of time, fixed by natural laws; hence, a season, the time of the day, an hour. See {Year}, and cf. {Horologe}, {Horoscope}.] 1. The …

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  • 16 Horological — Hor o*log ic*al, a. [L. horologicus, Gr. ?.] Relating to a horologe, or to horology. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 17 Horologiography — Hor o*lo gi*og ra*phy, n. [Gr. ? horologe + graphy.] 1. An account of instruments that show the hour. [1913 Webster] 2. The art of constructing clocks or dials; horography. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 18 Horology — Ho*rol o*gy, n. [See {Horologe}.] The science of measuring time, or the principles and art of constructing instruments for measuring and indicating portions of time, as clocks, watches, dials, etc. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 19 Hour — Hour, n. [OE. hour, our, hore, ure, OF. hore, ore, ure, F. heure, L. hora, fr. Gr. ?, orig., a definite space of time, fixed by natural laws; hence, a season, the time of the day, an hour. See {Year}, and cf. {Horologe}, {Horoscope}.] 1. The… …

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  • 20 Hour angle — Hour Hour, n. [OE. hour, our, hore, ure, OF. hore, ore, ure, F. heure, L. hora, fr. Gr. ?, orig., a definite space of time, fixed by natural laws; hence, a season, the time of the day, an hour. See {Year}, and cf. {Horologe}, {Horoscope}.] 1. The …

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