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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 classic literature ?
Do the best you can when the time comes, and if the audience laughs, don't blame me.
There were four days that the Ashland Avenue cars were stalled, and in those days, for the first time in his life, Jurgis knew what it was to be really opposed.
I guessed I wouldn't stay in one place, but just tramp right across the country, mostly night times, and hunt and fish to keep alive, and so get so far away that the old man nor the widow couldn't ever find me any more.
And yet, observing the strange law of contradiction which obtains in all such cases, the time was long, while it flamed by so fast.
Yes, that's it,' said the Hatter with a sigh: `it's always tea-time, and we've no time to wash the things between whiles.
At these words the sleeper awoke, and lost no time in rising and hurrying to the garden, where she found all as the Good Queen had described.
But what will you say when I tell you now how, among the countless other marvellous things Montesinos showed me (of which at leisure and at the proper time I will give thee an account in the course of our journey, for they would not be all in place here), he showed me three country girls who went skipping and capering like goats over the pleasant fields there, and the instant I beheld them I knew one to be the peerless Dulcinea del Toboso, and the other two those same country girls that were with her and that we spoke to on the road from El Toboso
Yes, I think I see it now,' he said after some time, brightening in a quite transitory manner.
Nor could this be done in the case of time, for none of the parts of time has an abiding existence, and that which does not abide can hardly have position.
And he dances, and he yells; Keeping time, time, time, In a sort of Runic rhyme, To the pæan of the bells - Of the bells: - Keeping time, time, time, In a sort of Runic rhyme, To the throbbing of the bells - Of the bells, bells, bells - To the sobbing of the bells: - Keeping time, time, time, As he knells, knells, knells, In a happy Runic rhyme, To the rolling of the bells - Of the bells, bells, bells: - To the tolling of the bells - Of the bells, bells, bells, bells, Bells, bells, bells - To the moaning and the groaning of the bells.
But the other bird sneered at him for being a poor simpleton, who did all the hard work, while the other two stayed at home and had a good time of it.
As the door opened and shut each time for the passage of these, the light within the parlour fell full upon Tess's face.
Since season for the production of children is determined (not exactly, but to speak in general), namely, for the man till seventy years, and the woman till fifty, the entering into the marriage state, as far as time is concerned, should be regulated by these periods.
The patient had obtained a `card' from the hospital some time before; and when her time came it was taken to the porter by a messenger, generally a little girl, who was then sent across the road to the house in which Philip lodged.
At that time a journey from Virginia over the mountains to West Virginia was rather a tedious and in some cases a painful undertaking.