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Definition of time
- Time n
- An instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he succeeded"; "he called four times"; "he could do ten at a clip" [syn: {clip}]
- An indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities); "he waited a long time"; "the time of year for planting"; "he was a great actor is his time"
- A period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something; "take time to smell the roses"; "I didn't have time to finish"; "it took more than half my time"
- A suitable moment; "it is time to go"
- The continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past
- The time as given by a clock; "do you know what time it is?"; "the time is 10 o'clock" [syn: {clock time}]
- The fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event [syn: {fourth dimension}]
- A person's experience on a particular occasion; "he had a time holding back the tears"; "they had a good time together"
- Rhythm as given by division into parts of equal time [syn: {meter}, {metre}]
- The period of time a prisoner is imprisoned; "he served a prison term of 15 months"; "his sentence was 5 to 10 years"; "he is doing time in the county jail" [syn: {prison term}, {sentence}] v
- Measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time; "he clocked the runners" [syn: {clock}]
- Assign a time for an activity or event; "The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene"
- Set the speed, duration, or execution of; "we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely"
- Regulate or set the time of; "time the clock"
- Adjust so that a force is applied an an action occurs at the desired time; "The good player times his swing so as to hit the ball squarely"
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