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Definitions for chronology
krəˈnɒl ə dʒichronol·o·gy

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. chronology(noun)

    an arrangement of events in time

  2. chronology(noun)

    a record of events in the order of their occurrence

  3. chronology(noun)

    the determination of the actual temporal sequence of past events

Wiktionary

  1. chronology(Noun)

    the science of determining the order in which events occurred.

  2. chronology(Noun)

    an arrangement of events into chronological order; called a timeline when involving graphical elements.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Chronology(noun)

    the science which treats of measuring time by regular divisions or periods, and which assigns to events or transactions their proper dates

    Etymology: [Gr. ; time + discourse: cf. F. chronologie.]

Freebase

  1. Chronology

    Chronology is the science of arranging events in their order of occurrence in time, such as the use of a timeline or sequence of events. It is also "the determination of the actual temporal sequence of past events". Chronology is part of periodization. It is also part of the discipline of history, including earth history, the earth sciences, and study of the geologic time scale.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Chronology

    kron-ol′o-ji, n. the science of time.—ns. Chronol′oger, Chronol′ogist.—adjs. Chronolog′ic, -al.—adv. Chronolog′ically. [Gr. chronos, time, logia, a discourse.]

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Chronology

    Works consisting of lists of events arranged in chronological order.

Editors Contribution

  1. chronology

    A register of events in the order of the time the event occurs.

    They created a chronology of his career in preparation for the sportsperson of the year award.

    Submitted by MaryC on December 26, 2019  

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of chronology in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of chronology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of chronology in a Sentence

  1. Edwin Kite:

    Our work answers some existing questions but raises a new one. Which is wrong : the climate models, the atmosphere evolution models, or our basic understanding of inner solar system chronology ?

  2. Max Lerner:

    We all run on two clocks. One is the outside clock, which ticks away our decades and brings us ceaselessly to the dry season. The other is the inside clock, where you are your own timekeeper and determine your own chronology, your own internal weather and your own rate of living. Sometimes the inner clock runs itself out long before the outer one, and you see a dead man going through the motions of living.

  3. James A. Garfield:

    History is philosophy teaching by example, and also warning its two eyes are geography and chronology.

  4. Joseph Heller:

    I wanted to let the chaotic energy and that kaleidoscopic sense of a mad jostle remain, but I cleaned up the chronology so that all of our characters could actually grow emotionally as the series progressed.

  5. James A. Garfield:

    History is philosophy teaching by example, and also warning; its two eyes are geography and chronology.

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