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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Time  \Time\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Timed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Timing}.] 
  1.  To  appoint  the  time  for  to  bring  begin,  or  perform  at 
  the  proper  season  or  time;  as  he  timed  his  appearance 
  rightly. 
 
  There  is  no  greater  wisdom  than  well  to  time  the 
  beginnings  and  onsets  of  things  --Bacon. 
 
  2.  To  regulate  as  to  time;  to  accompany,  or  agree  with  in 
  time  of  movement. 
 
  Who  overlooked  the  oars,  and  timed  the  stroke. 
  --Addison. 
 
  He  was  a  thing  of  blood,  whose  every  motion  Was 
  timed  with  dying  cries.  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  ascertain  or  record  the  time,  duration,  or  rate  of  as 
  to  time  the  speed  of  horses,  or  hours  for  workmen. 
 
  4.  To  measure,  as  in  music  or  harmony. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  timing 
  n  :  the  time  when  something  happens 




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