Definition of polychronic in English:

polychronic

adjective

  • 1Relating to, taking place in, or dating from several distinct periods of time.

  • 2Performing elements of different tasks concurrently (as opposed to sequentially).

Origin

Early 20th century; earliest use found in Frederic Edward Clements (1874–1945). From poly- + chronic.

Pronunciation

polychronic

/ˌpɒlɪˈkrɒnɪk/