time / taɪm /

the system of those sequential relations that any event has to any other, as past, present, or future; indefinite and continuous duration regarded as that in which events succeed one another.
duration regarded as belonging to the present life as distinct from the life to come or from eternity; finite duration.

of, relating to, or showing the passage of time.
(of an explosive device) containing a clock so that it will detonate at the desired moment:
a time bomb.

verb (used with object), timed, tim·ing.
to measure or record the speed, duration, or rate of:
to time a race.
to fix the duration of:
The proctor timed the test at 15 minutes.

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