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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]
time zone any of twenty-four longitudinal divisions of the earth that are roughly defined by their distances from the prime meridian, and each of which keeps a standard time one hour earlier than does the zone to its east.
timid hesitant to engage in social contact or draw public attention; shy. [2 definitions]
timing the act, art, or method of adjusting tempo, actions, and occurrences to create the most powerful or useful effect.
Tim McCarver U.S. professional baseball player turned sports broadcaster, born James Timothy McCarver (b.1941).
Timor an Indonesian island southeast of Java.