ETYM Greek kronos time + -meter: cf. French chronomčtre.
An accurate clock (especially used in navigation).
Time-piece, especially of exceptional accuracy.
Instrument for measuring time precisely, originally used at sea. It is designed to remain accurate through all conditions of temperature and pressure. The first accurate marine chronometer, capable of an accuracy of half a minute a year, was made 1761 by John Harrison in England.
The term is now applied to scientific timekeeping devices.
Sprava, časovnik za tačno merenje vremena.