chronotropism chro·not·ro·pism (krə-nŏt’rə-pĭz’əm)
The modification of the rate of a periodic movement, such as the heartbeat, through some external influence.
operating system The UNIX command to make the root directory (/) become something other than its default for the lifetime of the current process. It can only be run by privileged users and is used to give a process (commonly a network server such as FTP or HTTP) access to a restricted portion of the […]
PowerPC Platform common hardware reference platform
1. variant of before a vowel: chryselephantine.
[kris-uh-lid] /ˈkrɪs ə lɪd/ Entomology noun 1. a chrysalis. adjective 2. of a chrysalis. /ˈkrɪsəlɪd/ noun 1. another name for chrysalis adjective 2. of or relating to a chrysalis adj. “pertaining to a chrysalis,” c.1810, see chrysalis. As a noun variant of chrysalis, 1620s, perhaps from Middle French chrysalide.