chronosemic

adjective
chrono·​se·​mic

Definition of chronosemic 

: employing intervals of time with a fixed significance (as in a system of signaling) by exposing visual objects or sounding audible signals for selected intervals of time

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History and Etymology for chronosemic

chron- + Greek sēma sign + English -ic

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