chronology

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Etymology[edit]

From chrono- (relating to time) +‎ -logy (study of, account of), after New Latin chronologia from Ancient Greek χρόνος (khrónos, time) + λόγος (lógos, reason, explanation). Literally "time reason" in Modern Greek.

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chronology (countable and uncountable, plural chronologies)

  1. (uncountable) The science of determining the order in which events occurred.
  2. (countable) An arrangement of events into chronological order; called a timeline when involving graphical elements.
    The film's chronology is not entirely obvious, but can be worked out by the clothes the characters are wearing in the scenes.

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