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Noun: meantime  'meen,tIm
  1. The time between one event, process, or period and another
    "meantime the socialists are running the government";
    - interim, meanwhile, lag
Adverb: meantime  'meen,tIm
  1. During the intervening time
    "meantime he was attentive to his other interests"; "in the meantime the police were notified";
    - meanwhile, in the meantime
Noun: mean time  meen tIm
  1. (astronomy) time based on the motion of the mean sun (an imaginary sun moving uniformly along the celestial equator)
    - mean solar time

Derived forms: mean times, meantimes

Type of: interval, time interval, time unit, unit of time

Encyclopedia: Meantime

Mean time