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timeline a graphic presentation of a chronology of events and their dates, listed from left to right along a horizontal line or in a vertical column.
time lock a lock attached to a timing mechanism that prevents it from being opened until a specific time.
timely occurring punctually or at just the right moment. [2 definitions]
time off time away from work when one may relax or do other things.
time-out a brief suspension of play in an athletic contest that is not counted in the time allotted for the game. [2 definitions]
timepiece a mechanism that measures and displays the time, such as a clock or watch.
timer one who measures or records time; timekeeper. [3 definitions]
times multiplied by.
timesaving facilitating the conservation or efficient use of time.
timeserver one who adapts his or her conduct to prevailing custom or opinion, for personal advantage; opportunist.
time-share to own or use by time-sharing.
time-sharing the joint ownership of property, esp. vacation condominiums and the like, in which each owner occupies the property for a set period of time. [2 definitions]
time sheet a sheet of paper on which an employee's work hours are recorded.
time signature a musical symbol, usu. a numerical fraction located next to the key signature, used to indicate the meter of a composition.
times table a table that can be used to find the product of two numbers; multiplication table.
time study see "time and motion study."
timetable a schedule listing the times at which or within which certain events, such as the arrival and departure of trains, buses, and airplanes, are to occur.
time-tested proven effective, useful, or durable over a long period of time.
time warp a discontinuity in time, or shift to a past or future period, often used as a device in science fiction.
timework work that is paid for by the unit of time, usu. the hour or the day. (Cf. piecework.)
timeworn showing the effects of age or long use. [2 definitions]