Saturday, March 3, 2012


Greek:  καιρός, "right or proper time."

"Fullness of time; the propitious moment for the performance of an action or the coming into being of a new state."

     Oxford English dictionary, 2nd ed. (1989), as reproduced in the online version dated December 2011, and accessed on 3 March 2012.  First published in A Supplement to the OED II, 1976.