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  • noun Plural form of chronon.


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  • One common fiction is to picture hyperspace as a negative image of the universe we see, inhabited by such woolly beasts as - c, contra-charged subnuclear binding energies, and anti-gravitons and anti-chronons.

    Passage at Arms

  • "Why does it do that?" someone asked, and Orion answered mechanically, "There aren't as many chronons as there are photons, and they have a lot more area to cover."

    Changed Man and the King of Words

  • The chronons were too scattered and the image began to blur and fade.

    Changed Man and the King of Words

  • The chronon theory would remove the distinction between physical, infinitely divisible duration and psychological time — or rather it would reduce this distinction to that of degree only, the physical “chronons” being of incomparably shorter temporal span than the temporal minima sen


  • "Further tests showed that the superstring tubes are the primary mechanism by which all gravitrons and chronons are transported, ducted instantaneously -- or faster -- all over the Universe.

    Analog Science Fiction and Fact

  • I now add two others, the particles of space I call spations, those of time, chronons. "

    The Ideal


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