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lifetime

heyday

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measure

regulate

ahead of time

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all the time

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at one time

in good time: on time

in good time: promptly

in no time

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in time: on time

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in time: eventually

many a time

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on time: punctual

on time: punctually

time after time

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a rather short period

the general point at which an event occurs

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a limited or specific period of time during which something happens, lasts, or extends

a particular time notable for its distinctive characteristics

a span designated for a given activity

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a term of service, as in the military or in prison

a limited, often assigned period of activity, duty, or opportunity

to set the time for (an event or occasion)

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to record the speed or duration of

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an instance or single occasion for some event

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a period of time considered as a resource under your control and sufficient to accomplish something

an indefinite period (usually marked by specific attributes or activities)

a suitable moment

a person's experience on a particular occasion

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a reading of a point in time as given by a clock

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

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rhythm as given by division into parts of equal duration

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the period of time a prisoner is imprisoned

measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time

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assign a time for an activity or event

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set the speed, duration, or execution of

regulate or set the time of

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adjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time

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References in periodicals archive ?
Further, all data were interpolated from month midpoint and converted to ordinal study time, to better align with gestation time (Yang et al.
We think this will lead to bad decisions - the gestation time for nanotech start-ups is double what venture capitalists expect in other technology areas, making the vast majority of start-ups premature for an exit today.
But I'd argue the long gestation time to get schemes through the planning stage meant development appraisals included the input for house prices at a lower level, maybe as at three-four years ago.
Andrews in Fife, Scotland, report that promiscuity benefits female Trinidadian guppies by reducing gestation time and yielding offspring with better survival skills.
Since the gestation time for big accelerators is a couple of decades, we need to start thinking now if we want to have a new machine come online in the late 2030s," he says.