Meaning of “chronograph” in the English Dictionary

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chronographnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈkrɒn.ə.ɡrɑːf/ us /ˈkrɑː.nə.ɡræf/ specialized

Examples from literature

  • I stopped the chronograph and wrote them down, and the time they occupied. 
  • These cups revolve in the wind, the revolutions being registered electrically: every four miles a signal was sent to the hut, and a pen working upon a chronograph registered one more step. 

(Definition of “chronograph” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)