meter-, metro-, metr-, -metrical, -metrically, -metron, -metric, -metrist, -meter, -meters, -metry, -metre

(Greek: measure)

chronaximeter (s) (noun), chronaximeters (pl)
An instrument for measuring chronaxie: Dr. Smart used a chronaximeter to calculate the time it took for the electric current to stimulate the nerve cells in the experiment.
chronaximetry (s) (noun) (no pl)
The measurement of chronaxie: Dr. Martin used the method of chronaximetry to determine the minimum time required for the electric current to stimulate Jack's leg muscle.
1. In horlology, the time of day as indicated by a chronometer set to Greenwich Mean Time.
2. An instrument for measuring time; specifically applied to time-keepers adjusted to keep accurate time in all variations of temperature.
3. Chronometers are said to differ from watches by having a more perfect escapement and a compensation balance, and are used for determining longitude at sea, and for other exact observations.
The art or science of accurately measuring time; or the measurement of intervals of time.
An instrument for measuring the chronaxy or electric reaction of a muscle.
A timepiece so constructed as to exaggerate the effect of changes of temperature upon its rate and used to indicate mean temperature.
coimetrophobia, koimetrophobia (s) (noun); coimetrophobias, koimetrophobias (pl)
An excessive, or abnormal, fear of cemeteries: Those who are possessed with coimetrophobia usually are also afraid of going to funerals, looking at tombstones or dead bodies, or just hearing about funerals.

Some people who have coimetrophobia will drive long distances out of their way to avoid going by such a place reserved for human and animal remains, or they will even walk on the other side of the street to avoid being close to one.

No, get that meat away from me.
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A man was so afraid of dying that he always stayed in his living room.


He or she who pretends to look on death without fear, lies.

—Jean-Jacques Rousseau
An instrument for measuring shells, or the angle of their spires.
The art of measuring shells or their curves; conchyliometry.
An instrument for measuring conductivity.
The study or science of the measurement of conductivity; the process of such measurement.
The art of measuring the world or the universe.

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