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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.
all the time very often.
all-time of all time; never greater; unsurpassed.
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]
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.
do time to spend time in jail or prison as a person convicted of a crime.
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.
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 intermission between the two halves of certain sports events, such as football or basketball games.
high time just the appropriate time, or even past it.
in jig time (informal) very quickly; more rapidly than usual.
in the nick of time at the last possible moment to produce some result.
in time after some undetermined amount of time passes or has passed; after a while; with time. [2 definitions]