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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 ?
`Well, I do not mind telling you I have been at work upon this geometry of Four Dimensions for some time. Some of my results are curious.
`Scientific people,' proceeded the Time Traveller, after the pause required for the proper assimilation of this, `know very well that Time is only a kind of Space.
Again, if 'great' and 'small' are contraries, it will come about that the same subject can admit contrary qualities at one and the same time, and that things will themselves be contrary to themselves.
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.
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.
"Do you still refuse, Monsieur, to tell us how you employed your time during the attempts on the life of Mademoiselle Stangerson?"
Why, even if he wished it he has not had time to imagine and put together such a host of lies."
`Perhaps not,' Alice cautiously replied: `but I know I have to beat time when I learn music.'
Of course I read other things of Pope's besides his pastorals, even at the time I read these so much.
At that time salt-mining was the great industry in that part of West Virginia, and the little town of Malden was right in the midst of the salt-furnaces.
It was some time before I found what the word meant.
The old Fairy led her to a pretty room which she said should be hers, at the same time giving her the strictest orders never to let out the fire which was burning brightly in the grate.
He saw a man come home one afternoon, three days after his wife's confinement, and tell her he had been dismissed; he was a builder and at that time work was slack; he stated the fact, and sat down to his tea.
I say three years; it is as near as I can measure the time. A fourth year may have elapsed, which I have confused with the happenings of the other three years.