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  • 1 period of time — The word period conveys the idea of time; therefore of time is redundant in this expression. Also wordy is the phrase lapse of time, since lapse, like period, connotes time. When a specific amount of time is mentioned (a lapse of ten hours), no… …

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  • 2 time — [tīm] n. [ME < OE tima, prob. < IE * dī men < base * dā(i) , to part, divide up > TIDE1] I duration; continuance 1. indefinite, unlimited duration in which things are considered as happening in the past, present, or future; every… …

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  • 3 point — n 1: a particular detail, proposition, or issue of law; specif: point of error 2: any of various incremental units used in measuring, fixing, or calculating something: as a: a unit used in calculating a sentence by various factors (as aggravating …

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  • 4 time — I noun age, chronology, duration, end of the matter, era, extent, interlude, interim, interval, period, tenancy, tenure, term associated concepts: time being of the essence, time certificate, time deposit, time fixed by agreement, time of absence …

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  • 5 Period — Pe ri*od, n. [L. periodus, Gr. ? a going round, a way round, a circumference, a period of time; ? round, about + ? a way: cf. F. p[ e]riode.] 1. A portion of time as limited and determined by some recurring phenomenon, as by the completion of a… …

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  • 6 period — period, epoch, era, age, aeon all denote a portion or division of time; epoch and era can also denote an event regarded as the beginning of a portion or division of time. Period is the generic term, designating an extent of time of any length for …

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  • 7 Time 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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  • 8 Time-division multiplexing — (TDM) is a type of digital or (rarely) analog multiplexing in which two or more signals or bit streams are transferred apparently simultaneously as sub channels in one communication channel, but are physically taking turns on the channel. The… …

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  • 9 Point system (driving) — A demerit point system is one in which a driver s licensing authority, police force, or other organization issues cumulative demerits, or points to drivers on conviction for road traffic offenses. Points may either be added or subtracted,… …

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  • 10 Point system — For other uses of the word point, see Point A point system is one in which a driver s licensing authority issues demerits, or points to drivers on conviction for road traffic offenses. Points may either be added or subtracted, depending on the… …

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  • 11 Time — This article is about the measurement. For the magazine, see Time (magazine). For other uses, see Time (disambiguation). The flow of sand in an hourglass can be used to keep track of elapsed time. It also concretely represents the present as… …

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  • 12 Time value of money — The time value of money is the value of money figuring in a given amount of interest earned over a given amount of time. The time value of money is the central concept in finance theory. For example, $100 of today s money invested for one year… …

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  • 13 period — /pear ee euhd/, n. 1. a rather large interval of time that is meaningful in the life of a person, in history, etc., because of its particular characteristics: a period of illness; a period of great profitability for a company; a period of social… …

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  • 14 time — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Measurement of duration Nouns 1. time, duration; period, term, stage, space, span, spell, season; fourth dimension; the whole time; era, epoch, age, aeon; time of life; moment, instant, instantaneity,… …

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  • 15 time — 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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  • 16 Time Lord — This article is about the civilisation from Doctor Who. For other uses, see Time Lord (disambiguation). Doctor Who alien Time Lord Type …

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  • 17 time — [[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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  • 18 time — /tuym/, n., adj., v., timed, timing. n. 1. the system of those sequential relations that any event has to any other, as past, present, or future; indefinite and continuous duration regarded as that in which events succeed one another. 2. duration …

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  • 19 Time control — A time control is a mechanism in the tournament play of almost all two player board games so that each round of the match can finish in a timely way and the tournament can proceed. Time controls are typically enforced by means of a game clock.… …

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  • 20 Time War (Doctor Who) — The Last Great Time War Date Throughout time Location Time Vortex Gallifrey Skaro Result Mutual destruction of Time Lords and Daleks …

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