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  • 1 for the time being — also {literary}[for the nonce] {adv. phr.} For now; for a while; temporarily. * /I haven t any note paper, but this envelope will do for the time being./ * /She hasn t found an apartment yet; she s staying with her aunt for the time being./ …

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  • 2 for the time being — also {literary}[for the nonce] {adv. phr.} For now; for a while; temporarily. * /I haven t any note paper, but this envelope will do for the time being./ * /She hasn t found an apartment yet; she s staying with her aunt for the time being./ …

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  • 3 for the time being — phrasal for the present …

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  • 4 Time series — Time series: random data plus trend, with best fit line and different smoothings In statistics, signal processing, econometrics and mathematical finance, a time series is a sequence of data points, measured typically at successive times spaced at …

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  • 5 Time from NPL — Map showing the location of the Anthorn VLF transmitter within Cumbria …

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  • 6 Time to live — (sometimes abbreviated TTL) is a limit on the period of time or number of iterations or transmissions in computer and computer network technology that a unit of data (e.g. a packet) can experience before it should be discarded.Time to live of IP… …

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  • 7 Time — This article is about the measurement. For the magazine, see Time (magazine). For other uses, see Time (disambiguation). The flow of sand in an hourglass can be used to keep track of elapsed time. It also concretely represents the present as… …

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  • 8 Time zone — Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. For other uses, see Time zone (disambiguation). Local time redirects here. For the mathematical concept, see Local time (mathematics). This article is about time zones in general. For a list of time zones by… …

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  • 9 Time travel — This article details time travel itself. For other uses, see Time Traveler. Time travel is the concept of moving between different moments in time in a manner analogous to moving between different points in space, either sending objects (or in… …

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  • 10 Time value of money — The time value of money is the value of money figuring in a given amount of interest earned over a given amount of time. The time value of money is the central concept in finance theory. For example, $100 of today s money invested for one year… …

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  • 11 Time signature — Common time redirects here. For the short story, see Common Time. Simple example of a 34 time signature: here there are three quarter notes per measure. The time signature (also known as meter signature) is a notational convention used in Western …

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  • 12 Time Lord — This article is about the civilisation from Doctor Who. For other uses, see Time Lord (disambiguation). Doctor Who alien Time Lord Type …

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  • 13 Time dilation — This article is about a concept in physics. For the concept in sociology, see time displacement. In the theory of relativity, time dilation is an observed difference of elapsed time between two events as measured by observers either moving… …

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  • 14 Time standard — A time standard is any officially recognized specification for measuring time: either the rate at which time passes; or points in time; or both. For example, the standard for civil time specifies both time intervals and time of day. A time scale… …

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  • 15 Time Warner — Infobox Company company name =Time Warner Inc. company logo = company type =Public (NYSE|TWX) company slogan = foundation =Merger between Time Inc. and Warner Communications (1990); subsequently purchased by AOL (2001) location =Chicago (main)… …

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  • 16 Time signal — These automatic signal clocks were synchronized by telegraphy in 1905 before the widespread use of radio A time signal is a visible, audible, mechanical, or electronic signal used as a reference to determine the time of day. Contents 1 Audible… …

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  • 17 Time hierarchy theorem — In computational complexity theory, the time hierarchy theorems are important statements about time bounded computation on Turing machines. Informally, these theorems say that given more time, a Turing machine can solve more problems. For example …

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  • 18 Time loop — A time loop or temporal loop is a common plot device in science fiction (especially in universes where time travel is commonplace) in which time runs normally for a set period (usually a day or a few hours) but then skips back like a broken… …

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  • 19 Time Team — Infobox television show name = Time Team format = Archaeology runtime = 60 minutes (including adverts) creator = executive producer = Tim Taylor presenter = Tony Robinson country = United Kingdom network = Channel 4 More4 first aired = 16 January …

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  • 20 Time-of-flight — The time of flight (TOF) describes the method used to measure the time that it takes for a particle, object or stream to reach a detector while traveling over a known distance. In time of flight mass spectrometry, ions are accelerated by an… …

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