Note: On the First Use of the Term ‘Chronometer’

By Wolfgang Koberer, published May 2016

Abstract

This brief note records the first usages of the term ‘chronometer’, dating from 1713 in William Derham’s Physico-theology, and Matthias Wasmuth’s Arcanum Navarchicon of 1684.

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Subjects include: Science & Exploration

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