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HOROL'OGY, n. [Gr. hour, and to indicate. See Horologe.]

The art of constructing machines for measuring and indicating portions of time, as clocks, watches, &c.




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HOROL'OGY, n. [Gr. hour, and to indicate. See Horologe.]

The art of constructing machines for measuring and indicating portions of time, as clocks, watches, &c.


HO-ROL'O-GY, n. [Gr. ὡρολογεω; ὡρα, hour, and λεγω, to indicate. See Horologe.]

The art of constructing machines for measuring and indicating portions of time, as clocks, watches, &c. Edin. Encyc.


Ho*rol"o*gy
  1. 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.
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Horology

HOROL'OGY, noun [Gr. hour, and to indicate. See Horologe.]

The art of constructing machines for measuring and indicating portions of time, as clocks, watches, etc.

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importance

IMPORT'ANCE, n.

1. Weight; consequence; a bearing on some interest; that quality of any thing by which it may affect a measure, interest or result. The education of youth is of great importance to a free government. A religious education is of infinite importance to every human being.

2. Weight or consequence in the scale of being.

Thy own importance know.

Nor bound thy narrow views to things below.

3. Weight or consequence in self-estimation.

He believes himself a man of importance.

4. Thing implied; matter; subject; importunity. [In these senses, obsolete.]

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fond

FOND, a.

1. Foolish; silly; weak; indiscreet; imprudent;

Grant I may never prove so fond

To trust man on his oath or bond.

Fond thoughts may fall into some idle brain.

2. Foolishly tender and loving; doting; weakly indulgent; as a fond mother or wife.

3. Much pleased; loving ardently; delighted with. A child is fond of play; a gentleman is fond of his sports, or of his country seat. In present usage, fond does not always imply weakness or folly.

4. Relishing highly. The epicure is fond of high seasoned food. Multitudes of men are too fond of strong drink.

5. Trifling; valued by folly. [Little used.]

FOND, v.t. To treat with great indulgence or tenderness; to caress; to cocker.

The Tyrian hugs and fonds thee on her breast.

Fond is thus used by the poets only. We now use fondle.

FOND, v.i. To be fond of; to be in love with; to dote on. [Little used.]

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