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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: To rate a chronometer (0.00990 detik)
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English → English (gcide) Definition: To rate a chronometer Rate \Rate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Rated; p. pr. & vb. n. Rating.] 1. To set a certain estimate on; to value at a certain price or degree. [1913 Webster] To rate a man by the nature of his companions is a rule frequent indeed, but not infallible. --South. [1913 Webster] You seem not high enough your joys to rate. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 2. To assess for the payment of a rate or tax. [1913 Webster] 3. To settle the relative scale, rank, position, amount, value, or quality of; as, to rate a ship; to rate a seaman; to rate a pension. [1913 Webster] 4. To ratify. [Obs.] “To rate the truce.” --Chapman. [1913 Webster] To rate a chronometer, to ascertain the exact rate of its gain or loss as compared with true time, so as to make an allowance or computation dependent thereon. [1913 Webster] Syn: To value; appraise; estimate; reckon. [1913 Webster] Chronometer \Chro*nom"e*ter\, n. [Gr. ? time + -meter: cf. F. chronom[`e]tre.] 1. An instrument for measuring time; a timekeeper. [1913 Webster] 2. A portable timekeeper, with a heavy compensation balance, and usually beating half seconds; -- intended to keep time with great accuracy for use an astronomical observations, in determining longitude, etc. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mus.) A metronome. [1913 Webster] Box chronometer. See under Box. Pocket chronometer, a chronometer in the form of a large watch. To rate a chronometer. See Rate, v. t. [1913 Webster]

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