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  • 1time — ► NOUN 1) the indefinite continued progress of existence and events in the past, present, and future, regarded as a whole. 2) a point of time as measured in hours and minutes past midnight or noon. 3) the favourable or appropriate moment to do… …

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  • 2Time (Unix) — time is a command in the Unix operating systems. It is used to determine the duration of execution of a particular command.UsageTo use the command, simply precede any command by the word time, such as:time lsWhen the command completes, time will… …

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  • 3time-sensitive — UK US adjective ► used to describe a product that has to be delivered by a particular time, or information that is only useful for a particular period: »We deliver high value, time sensitive goods like cars, computers and specialist chemicals. »… …

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  • 4Time — • Article explores two questions, What are the notes, or elements, contained in the subjective representation of time? and To what external reality does this representation correspond? Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Time     Time …

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  • 5Time transfer — describes methods for transferring reference clock synchronization from one point to another, often over long distances. Radio based navigation systems are frequently used as time transfer systems.In some cases, multiple measurements are made… …

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  • 6time bill — UK US noun [C] COMMERCE, FINANCE ► a financial document, used especially in international trade, that orders a person or organization to pay a particular amount at a particular time for goods or services that they have bought …

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  • 7time bomb — time bombs also time bomb 1) N COUNT A time bomb is a bomb with a mechanism that causes it to explode at a particular time. 2) N COUNT: oft adj N If you describe something as a time bomb, you mean that it is likely to have a serious effect on a… …

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  • 8time bomb — n 1.) a bomb that is set to explode at a particular time 2.) a situation that is likely to become a very serious problem ▪ Cutting down the rainforest is an environmental time bomb …

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  • 9time bomb — time ,bomb noun count 1. ) a bomb that can be set to explode at a particular time 2. ) something that is likely to have a sudden and bad effect on a situation in the future: The issue is a political time bomb waiting to explode …

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  • 10time capsule — time ,capsule noun count a container filled with typical things from a particular time and buried under the ground so that people in the future will learn about life at that time …

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  • 11time capsule — time .capsule n a container that is filled with objects from a particular time, so that people in the future will know what life was like then …

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  • 12time switch — n an electronic control that can be set to start or stop a machine at a particular time …

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  • 13time — [[t]ta͟ɪm[/t]] ♦ times, timing, timed 1) N UNCOUNT Time is what we measure in minutes, hours, days, and years. ...a two week period of time... Time passed, and still Ma did not appear... As time went on the visits got more and more regular... The …

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  • 14time — 1 /taIm/ noun TIME 1 (U) something that is measured in minutes, hours, years etc using clocks: a machine that can travel through time | The basic unit of time, the second, was redefined in 1967. | time passes/goes by: time goes by so quickly… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 15time — time1 W1S1 [taım] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(minutes/hours etc)¦ 2¦(on a clock)¦ 3¦(occasion)¦ 4¦(point when something happens)¦ 5¦(period of time)¦ 6¦(available time)¦ 7 all the time 8 most of the time 9 half the time 10 at tim …

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  • 16time — time1 [ taım ] noun *** ▸ 1 quantity clock measures ▸ 2 period ▸ 3 occasion/moment ▸ 4 time available/needed ▸ 5 how fast music is played ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) uncount the quantity that you measure using a clock: Time seemed to pass more quickly than… …

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  • 17time — I UK [taɪm] / US noun Word forms time : singular time plural times *** Metaphor: Time is like money or like something that you buy and use. I ve spent a lot of time on this project. ♦ We are running out of time. ♦ You have used up all the time… …

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  • 18time - clock times and periods of the day — This entry deals with clock times and periods of the day, and prepositions and adverbs used to indicate time. For information on referring to days and longer periods of time, see entry at ↑ Days and dates. For information on time clauses, see… …

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  • 19time*/*/*/ — [taɪm] noun I 1) [U] the quantity that is measured in minutes, hours, days, years etc Einstein tried to define the relationship between space and time.[/ex] Time seemed to pass more quickly than before.[/ex] 2) [singular/U] the hours, minutes etc …

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  • 20Time capsule — A time capsule is a historic cache of goods and/or information, usually intended as a method of communication with people in the future. Time capsules are sometimes created and buried during celebrations such as a World Fair, cornerstone laying… …

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