mean time

Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Acronyms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Graphic Thesaurus  🔍
Display ON
Animation ON
  • noun

Synonyms for mean time

(astronomy) time based on the motion of the mean sun (an imaginary sun moving uniformly along the celestial equator)

References in classic literature ?
His book has some good invention in it, it presents us with something but brings nothing to a conclusion: we must wait for the Second Part it promises: perhaps with amendment it may succeed in winning the full measure of grace that is now denied it; and in the mean time do you, senor gossip, keep it shut up in your own quarters.
In the mean time, Mohegan had been examining, with an Indian’s sagacity, the place where the leather thong had been separated.
In the mean time, my dear, here I am--wet through in a thunderstorm, which doesn't in the least matter--and determined to satisfy my own mind about you, which matters a great deal, and must and shall be done before I rest to-night
In the mean time I shall be most likely away to-morrow morning before you are up.
In the mean time he ordered three thousand of his choicest troops (who then attended him) to surround me at a distance, with their bows and arrows just ready to discharge; but I did not observe it, for mine eyes were wholly fixed upon his majesty.
In the mean time, can you, or can you not, manage to meet the difficulties in the way of the marriage?
In the mean time, we will do the best we can for you, to-night.
In the mean time," I added, "I have the most perfect confidence in you; and I beg as a favor that you will let me put it to the proof.
In the mean time, ma'am, I am of opinion, if you ask me my opinion, that the less she is talked about, the better.
Dr Ishtiaq Ahmed told the police that the dead body of Faheem Yaseen was brought to the hospital and the mean time the brother of the killed youngster, Hamza Yaseen came and he started breaking the glasses of emergency ward and he also asked a pistol from his friend and he threatened that he would kill the staff.
The value of the yearly mean time to failure of the CHP depends on the success state imposed to the CHP.
a mean time between assists of four hours and a mean time to repair of one minute with splicing.
Not surprisingly, the mean time from dictation to chart availability for the 34 dictated notes was greater than 16.
Mean Time gets its name by virtue of its link to a global tracking satellite that, when the work is functioning properly, enables it to register Greenwich Mean Time to the second.
Full browser ?