Skip to definition.
Get the FREE one-click dictionary software for Windows or the iPhone/iPad and Android apps


Adjective: timed  tImd
  1. Regularly spaced in time
    "closely timed intervals"
Verb: time  tIm
  1. Measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time
    "he timed the runners";
    - clock
     
  2. Assign a time for an activity or event
    "The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene"
     
  3. Set the speed, duration, or execution of
    "we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely"
     
  4. Regulate or set the time of
    "time the clock"
     
  5. Adjust so that a force is applied and an action occurs at the desired time
    "The good player times his swing so as to hit the ball squarely"

See also: regular

Type of: adjust, correct, determine, influence, measure, mold [N. Amer], mould [Brit, Cdn], quantify, quantitate, regulate, schedule, set, shape

Encyclopedia: Time, forward!