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Dictionary definition for: Time

1. (n) an instance or single occasion for some event; "this time he succeeded" "he called four times" "he could do ten at a clip"

2. (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"

3. (n) 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"

4. (v) assign a time for an activity or event; "The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene"

5. (n) 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"

6. (v) set the speed, duration, or execution of; "we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely"

7. (n) a suitable moment; "it is time to go"

8. (v) regulate or set the time of; "time the clock"

9. (n) the continuum of experience in which events pass from the future through the present to the past

10. (v) 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"

11. (n) the time as given by a clock; "do you know what time it is?" "the time is 10 o''clock"

12. (n) the fourth coordinate that is required (along with three spatial dimensions) to specify a physical event

13. (n) a person''s experience on a particular occasion; "he had a time holding back the tears" "they had a good time together"

14. (n) rhythm as given by division into parts of equal time

15. (n) 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"

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