[kron-oh] /ˈkrɒn oʊ/

noun, plural chronos.


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  • Chronoscope

    [kron-uh-skohp, kroh-nuh-] /ˈkrɒn əˌskoʊp, ˈkroʊ nə-/ noun 1. an electronic instrument for measuring accurately very brief intervals of time, as in determining the velocity of projectiles. /ˈkrɒnəˌskəʊp; ˈkrəʊnə-/ noun 1. an instrument that registers small intervals of time on a dial, cathode-ray tube, etc

  • Chronotherapy

    [kron-uh-ther-uh-pee, kroh-nuh-] /ˌkrɒn əˈθɛr ə pi, ˌkroʊ nə-/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. a treatment for insomnia in which a person’s normal cycle of waking and sleeping is altered.

  • Chronotron

    [kron-uh-tron, kroh-nuh-] /ˈkrɒn əˌtrɒn, ˈkroʊ nə-/ Trademark. 1. a brand name for a device for measuring extremely brief time intervals by comparing electric pulses.

  • Chronotropic

    [kron-uh-trop-ik, -troh-pik] /ˌkrɒn əˈtrɒp ɪk, -ˈtroʊ pɪk/ adjective 1. affecting the rate or timing of a physiologic process, as the heart rate. chronotropic chron·o·trop·ic (krŏn’ə-trŏp’ĭk, -trō’pĭk) adj. Affecting the rate of rhythmic movements, such as the heartbeat.

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