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1. The interval of time represented by a specific stratum of rock selected to be representative of all rocks formed during the same span of time.
2. The interval of time between two reversals of the Earth's magnetic polarity.

[From Greek khronos, time.]


var. of chrono- before a vowel: chronaxie.




1. chronicle.
2. chronological.
3. chronology.
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For example, StampIt can print and collate an unstamped original, a copy with FILE COPY, two copies with CLIENT COPY, and a CHRON FILE copy in one print session, thus eliminating inconvenient, time-wasting, and expensive trips to the copy machine.
Singer Troy attended the Brit School with chart star Katy and she met bandmates Martika and MC Chrons after being introduced by the group's manager via MySpace.
Naming Missy Elliott, SWV and Wiley as influences, Chrons insists RD are in it for the long haul.