A person; someone who makes or repairs watches or clocks.
Syn: watchmaker, horologer

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  • Horologist — Ho*rol o*gist, n. One versed in horology. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • horologist — [hō räl′ə jist] n. an expert in horology; maker of or dealer in timepieces: also horologer …   English World dictionary

  • horologist — horology ► NOUN 1) the study and measurement of time. 2) the art of making clocks and watches. DERIVATIVES horological adjective horologist noun. ORIGIN from Greek h ra time …   English terms dictionary

  • horologist — noun Date: 1798 1. a person skilled in the practice or theory of horology 2. a maker of clocks or watches …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • horologist — /haw rol euh jist, hoh /, n. 1. an expert in horology. 2. a person who makes clocks or watches. Also, horologer. [1790 1800; HOROLOGE + IST] * * * …   Universalium

  • horologist — n. one who specializes in horology; expert in the science of measuring time; one who is skilled in the art of creating timepieces …   English contemporary dictionary

  • horologist — ho·rol·o·gist …   English syllables

  • horologist — ho•rol•o•gist [[t]hɔˈrɒl ə dʒɪst, hoʊ [/t]] also ho•rol′o•ger n. 1) hor an expert in horology 2) hor a person who makes clocks or watches • Etymology: 1790–1800 …   From formal English to slang

  • horologist — /həˈrɒlədʒəst/ (say huh roluhjuhst) noun an expert in horology. Also, horologer …   Australian English dictionary

  • horologist — noun someone who makes or repairs watches • Syn: ↑watchmaker, ↑horologer • Derivationally related forms: ↑horology (for: ↑horologer), ↑horology • Hypernyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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