I use only my chronometer, Captain Nemo answered me.
It varies only in a narrow range, and we do need the chronometer to measure the differences.
And we know he's the fastest on earth because we have a chronometer to measure his speed.
Now, look at that clock: it's electric, it runs with an accuracy rivaling the finest chronometers.
And so being able to have a precise chronometer we can relate things like speciation events, or dispersals of various life forms.
Now, on this day, though he had not changed the hands, he found that his watch exactly agreed with the ship's chronometers.
There the captain fixed his position and used a chronometer to calculate his longitude, which he double-checked against his previous observations of hour angles.
Seen in the various phases of his daily life, he gave the idea of being perfectly well-balanced, as exactly regulated as a Leroy chronometer.
In addition to me, the skiff carried Captain Nemo, two crewmen, and the instruments-in other words, a chronometer, a spyglass, and a barometer.
And the problem with that is that most of us work in areas where we do not have a chronometer to gauge our performance.
Sir, he answered me, I have chronometers variously set to the meridians of Paris, Greenwich, and Washington, D.C. But in your honor, I'll use the one for Paris.
" My watch? A family watch, monsieur, which has come down from my great–grandfather! It doesn't vary five minutes in the year. It's a perfect chronometer, look you" .