noun, plural chron·os.

Origin of chrono

by shortening; see -o Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for chronos

Historical Examples of chronos

  • It has since been ascertained that this newspaper was the Baltimore Chronos of the 9th inst.


    Constance Fenimore Woolson

  • I shall never laugh so much again if I live to be as old as Chronos.

    Ancient Manners

    Pierre Louys

  • Only by the beating of his heart Max could judge that Chronos had not left his chariot.

  • With the one the winged sandals of Mercury were not so fleet, with the other, the leaden feet of Chronos were not so dull.

    John Marvel, Assistant

    Thomas Nelson Page

  • Chronos was to the Greeks of old the god of time, in whose hands were the destinies of men.