Cro·​nus ˈkrō-nəs How to pronounce Cronus (audio) ˈkrä- How to pronounce Cronus (audio)
: a Titan dethroned by his son Zeus

Examples of Cronus in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Individual game-makers have also attempted to block devices like the Cronus. Eric Berger, Ars Technica, 25 Jan. 2024 This might also block third-party cheat devices like XIM, Cronus Zen, and ReaSnow S1 from working on an Xbox console. Tom Warren, The Verge, 30 Oct. 2023 This has led to Call of Duty making legit players invisible to cheaters, enabling an automatic god mode to destroy cheaters, and even a crackdown on third-party hardware cheating devices like XIM, Cronus Zen, and ReaSnow S1. Tom Warren, The Verge, 3 Aug. 2023 Both an aesthete’s dream and a functional home for practical buyers, Cronus is a semi-subterranean property built into the natural hillside and has a spherical, almost futuristic shape. Emma Reynolds, Robb Report, 31 May 2023 Tools like the Cronus Max and Titan 2, which let consoles pair with other controllers and allowed for button remapping, provided workarounds for a while (though the extra cost was less than ideal for a group of gamers regularly on tight budgets). Geoffrey Bunting, Ars Technica, 16 Nov. 2022 Axio’s previous owner, Cronus Cinnamon Holding of Dallas, also was sued. Patrick Danner, San Antonio Express-News, 12 Jan. 2022

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Word History


Latin, from Greek Kronos

First Known Use

1664, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Cronus was in 1664

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“Cronus.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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