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Noun
/ˈtīmiNG/,
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timings, plural;
  1. The choice, judgment, or control of when something should be done
    • - one of the secrets of golf is good timing
  2. A particular point or period of time when something happens

  3. (in an internal combustion engine) The times when the valves open and close, and the time of the ignition spark, in relation to the movement of the piston in the cylinder


  1. the time when something happens
  2. the regulation of occurrence, pace, or coordination to achieve a desired effect (as in music, theater, athletics, mechanics)
  3. (timed) regularly spaced in time; "closely timed intervals"
  4. Comic timing is use of rhythm and tempo to enhance comedy and humour. The pacing of the delivery of a joke has a strong impact on its comic effect; the same is also true of more physical comedy such as slapstick.
  5. Isochrony is the idea that a language rhythmically divides time into equal portions. Three types of divisions are postulated: # the temporal duration between two stressed syllables is equal (stress-timed); # The duration of every syllable is equal (syllable-timed); # the duration of every mora ...
  6. Timing in music refers to the concept of adjusting the timing of notes or beats in certain subtle ways.
  7. The TIMED (Thermosphere Ionosphere Mesosphere Energetics and Dynamics) mission was a two year project to study the dynamics of the Mesosphere and Lower Thermosphere (MLT) portion of the Earth's atmosphere. ...
  8. An occurrence or event; The regulation of the pace of e.g. an athletic race, the speed of an engine, the delivery of a joke, or the occurrence of a series of events; The time when something happens; The synchronization of the firing of the spark plugs in an internal combustion engine; An ...
  9. (timed) Happening at a certain time; Regulated by time
  10. (Timings) CAS latency (CL), clock cycle time (tCK), row cycle time (tRC), refresh row cycle time (tRFC), row active time (tRAS).
  11. (Timings) Once we have received your order, we aim to get PDF proofs to you within three days. Once approved, your finished stationery will be delivered in two weeks, on average. These time-scales are from when payment is received. ...
  12. (timings) The set of time intervals between changes in a presentation.
  13. (timed) A BSD program for syncing OS clocks of networked computers.
  14. The process of selecting the printing values for color and density of successive scenes in a complete film in order to produce a desired visual effect. (Laboratory)
  15. How long you expect to retain the desirable features of a position compared to your opponent. Good timing means your opponent will be forced to make a major concession, such as leaving a blot, breaking a key point, or burying a checker, before you. ...
  16. Timing refers to the moment when the spark ignites the air/fuel mixture in the engine's combustion chamber. Timing needs to be set exactly right for an engine to run correctly.
  17. Timing refers to the crankshaft angles at which the valves open and close and at which time the ignition system fires the spark plugs.
  18. The ability to see each casting/spey movement, and an understanding of when to make the next movement, i.e. casting stroke from front to back.
  19. In all strokes, correct timing or coordination of body, arms, legs, and head is needed to perform at a highly efficient level.
  20. The relation of the elements of a dance step or dance figure with respect to musical time: bars and beats.
  21. The pace and sequence of movement in your swing.
  22. dancing on time with the music.
  23. The sequence of motions within the golf swing. (Her timing was so good that it made up for her minor swing faults).
  24. Selection, or the ability to select for maximum effect, of the precise moment for beginning or doing something. Observation and recording (as by a stopwatch) of the elapsed time of an act, action, or process.
  25. Timing constraints consist of defining a window or series of windows for the start time of an AOR. If the open and close times of the window are specified to be identical for a moving target, then the AOR will be scheduled as an absolute time observation at that time, and will be executed at ...