Chron"o*gram(?), n. [Gr. time + writing, character: cf. F. chronogramme.] 1. An inscription in which certain numeral letters, made to appear specially conspicuous, on being added together, express a particular date or epoch, as in the motto of a medal struck by Gustavus Adolphus in 1632: ChrIstVs DVX; ergo trIVMphVs. - the capitals of which give, when added as numerals, the sum 1632.
2. The record or inscription made by a chronograph.
Chron`o*gram*mat"ic*al(?), } a. [Cf. F. chronogrammatique.] Belonging to a chronogram, or containing one.
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