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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 ?
Yes, I think I see it now,' he said after some time, brightening in a quite transitory manner.
For though substance is capable of admitting contrary qualities, yet no one is at the same time both sick and healthy, nothing is at the same time both white and black.
But even if- imagining a man quite exempt from all influences, examining only his momentary action in the present, unevoked by any cause- we were to admit so infinitely small a remainder of inevitability as equaled zero, we should even then not have arrived at the conception of complete freedom in man, for a being uninfluenced by the external world, standing outside of time and independent of cause, is no longer a man.
As on and on time went, every year more stories were told and sung and written down.
Perhaps not,' Alice cautiously replied: `but I know I have to beat time when I learn music.
Still I wish they were not there, and I hope the time will come when the beast-man will be so far subdued and tamed in us that the memory of him in literature shall be left to perish; that what is lewd and ribald in the great poets shall be kept out of such editions as are meant for general reading, and that the pedant-pride which now perpetuates it as an essential part of those poets shall no longer have its way.
About this time the question of having some kind of a school opened for the coloured children in the village began to be discussed by members of the race.
With the mind thus impressed, let any one examine beds of conglomerate many thousand feet in thickness, which, though probably formed at a quicker rate than many other deposits, yet, from being formed of worn and rounded pebbles, each of which bears the stamp of time, are good to show how slowly the mass has been accumulated.
I immediately commenced copying them, and in a short time was able to make the four letters named.
The beautiful Rainbow informed Fairer-than-a-Fairy that he was young, the son of a powerful king, and that the Fairy, Lagree, who owed his parents a grudge, had revenged herself by depriving him of his natural shape for some years; that she had imprisoned him in the palace, where he had found his confinement hard to bear for some time, but now, he owned, he no longer sighed for freedom since he had seen and learned to love Fairer-than-a-Fairy.
It seemed to Philip that the people who spent their time in helping the poorer classes erred because they sought to remedy things which would harass them if themselves had to endure them without thinking that they did not in the least disturb those who were used to them.
She made believe that she was trying desperately to escape me, and all the time she managed to keep just beyond reach.
Evidently the door of The Yellow Room was open at the time Monsieur Stangerson was alone, and that he allowed the man who was coming out of his daughter's chamber to pass without arresting him--perhaps at her entreaty to avoid all scandal.
How or why he enchanted us, no one knows, but time will tell, and I suspect that time is not far off.
Uniformity in the time of elections seems not less requisite for executing the idea of a regular rotation in the Senate, and for conveniently assembling the legislature at a stated period in each year.