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access time the amount of time needed for a computer to retrieve or store data.
ahead of time before the time of some event.
Alaska Standard Time the standard time used in most of Alaska, nine hours behind Greenwich time.
all the time very often.
all-time of all time; never greater; unsurpassed.
Atlantic Standard Time the standard time used in the western Atlantic and the easternmost parts of Canada, four hours behind Greenwich time.
bide one's time to wait for an opportunity.
big-time (informal) significant or influential in a particular trade, profession, or other field of endeavor. [2 definitions]
Central Standard Time the standard time used in the central region of the United States, six hours behind Greenwich time.
common time a musical meter of four beats, usu. quarter notes, to the measure; four-four time.
daylight-saving time standard time that has been advanced by one hour in a given time zone, usu. in the spring and lasting into the fall, in order to provide one more hour of daylight at the end of each day.
double time a fast military marching pace of one hundred and eighty three-foot steps per minute. [3 definitions]
double-time to move or play in double time.
Eastern Standard Time the standard time used in the eastern region of the United States, five hours behind Greenwich time.
Father Time time personified as an old man with a long beard, usu. carrying a scythe.
for the time being just for now; for a short time only.
four-four time a musical meter having four quarter notes or their equivalent in each measure.
full-time involving or working the standard number of working hours per week, typically forty hours in the U.S.
Greenwich time the solar time that is determined at the prime meridian through Greenwich, England, and that is used to calculate and regulate time throughout most of the world; Greenwich mean time.
half time the rest period between the two halves of football and basketball games and certain other sports events.