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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.]
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var. of chrono- before a vowel: chronaxie.




1. chronicle.
2. chronological.
3. chronology.
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When we pray, may our hearts always be bowed in adoration, gratitude, and humility to our loving God, for we know that His eyes are "open and [His] ears attentive to the prayers" of His people (2 Chron.
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He's the only dog allowed to lie down in front of the county court house,' explained Segovia to Chron.
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The David connection is that he introduced the musical guilds in connection with the cult service centering about both ark and tabernacle (I Chron. 16:4-6).
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"There is little awareness of Colitis and Chron's disease, and I'm glad I was able to help raise awareness and money for the charity."
Paleomagnetism studies from the immediate area seem to indicate that Chron 29R may be present up to 10 meters above the formation contact (1).
Controversial research has suggested a link between the MMR jab and the onset of autism and Chron's disease.
But if Cyrus (2 Chron. 36:22-23) and subsequent Achaemenid monarchs are viewed by the Chronicler as the divinely authorized successors to the dynasties of Saul and David, in what sense does the Second Temple, the Temple of the Chronicler's own time, embody the Davidic promises?
Elsewhere (1 Chron. 5:4), Gog is a descendant of Reuben, eldest of the twelve sons of Jacob.
Lynn Lunsford, a spokesman for the Federal Aviation Administration, confirmed the crash and said the plane was on its way to West Houston Airport from El Paso International Airport, ( Chron reported.