- The definition of a chronograph is an instrument that measures intervals of time.
An example of a chronograph is a stopwatch which is used to measure how long an event lasts.
chronograph definition by Webster's New World
any of various instruments, as a stopwatch, for measuring and recording brief, precisely spaced intervals of time
Origin: chrono- plush -graph
chronograph definition by American Heritage Dictionary
An instrument that registers or graphically records time intervals such as the duration of an event.
- chronˌo·graphˈic adjective
- chronˌo·graphˈi·cal·ly adverb