Definition of chronon in English:

chronon

noun

Physics
  • A fundamental or indivisible interval of time; specifically a hypothetical quantum of time, postulated in various physical and philosophical theories.

Origin

1930s; earliest use found in Isis Magazine. From French chronon from ancient Greek χρόνος time + -on.

Pronunciation

chronon

/ˈkrɒnɒn//ˈkrəʊnɒn/