Definition of horological in US English:



  • See horology

    • ‘For those not familiar with John Wyke's horological tool catalogue of 1759-60 and Peter Stubs's catalogues of 1801, 1851 and 1890, a little history will help.’
    • ‘At his death in 1999 Edey bequeathed his collection of twenty-five clocks, fourteen watches, and an extensive horological library to the Frick Collection in New York City.’
    • ‘Since 1839, Patek Philippe has been at the forefront of the world's horological industry and is a favorite among collectors and professionals.’
    • ‘The collection, which also includes barometers and valuable horological textbooks, goes under the hammer on December 7 at Christie's King Street auction house in London.’
    • ‘Mr Clay said: ‘Since taking on this rather interesting and unusual project last year I've been amazed at the interest shown by the horological world.’’