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  4. Furnishings and Equipment (hierarchy name)
  5. Measuring Devices (hierarchy name)
  6. measuring devices (instruments)
  7. [measuring devices for extent]
  8. timepieces
  9. [timepieces by function]
  10. chronometers
Scope note
Certain types of precision time pieces. Originally referred to strongly built precision timekeeping devices especially designed for use on ships; now also used for extremely accurate wrist watches or pocket watches.
Accepted term: 08-Jul-2024