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  1. time

    • IPA[tīm]


    • n.
      the indefinite continued progress of existence and events in the past, present, and future regarded as a whole;the progress of time as affecting people and things
    • v.
      plan, schedule, or arrange when (something) should happen or be done;perform (an action) at a particular moment
    • noun: time, plural noun: times

    • verb: time, 3rd person present: times, gerund or present participle: timing, past tense: timed, past participle: timed

    • 釋義
    • 片語
    • n.
    • 1. the indefinite continued progress of existence and events in the past, present, and future regarded as a whole:

      travel through space and time

      one of the greatest wits of all time

    • 2. the progress of time as affecting people and things:

      things were getting better as time passed

    • 3. time or an amount of time as reckoned by a conventional standard:

      it's eight o'clock Eastern Standard Time

    • 4. the personification of time, typically as an old man with a scythe and hourglass.
    • 5. a point of time as measured in hours and minutes past midnight or noon:

      the time is 9:30

    • 6. a moment or definite portion of time allotted, used, or suitable for a purpose:

      the scheduled departure time

      should we set a time for the meeting?

    • 7. the favorable or appropriate time to do something; the right moment:

      it was time to go

      it's time for bed

    • 8. an indefinite period:

      traveling always distorts one's feelings for a time

    • 9. a more or less definite portion of time in history or characterized by particular events or circumstances:

      Victorian times

      at the time of Galileo

    • 10. the conditions of life during a particular period:

      times have changed

    • 11. used in names of newspapers:

      The New York Times

    • 12. one's lifetime:

      I've known a lot of women in my time

    • 13. the successful, fortunate, or influential part of a person's life or career:

      in my time that was unheard of

    • 14. the appropriate or expected time for something, in particular childbirth or death:

      he seemed old before his time

    • 15. an apprenticeship:

      all of our foremen served their time on the loading dock

    • 16. a period of menstruation or pregnancy.
    • 17. the normal rate of pay for time spent working:

      if called out on weekends, they are paid time and a half

    • 18. the length of time taken to run a race or complete an event or journey:

      his time for the mile was 3:49.31

    • 19. the end of the game:

      he scored five minutes from time

    • 20. (in sports) a moment at which play is stopped temporarily within a game, or the act of calling for this:

      the umpire called time

    • 21. time as allotted, available, or used:

      we need more time

      it would be a waste of time

    • 22. a prison sentence:

      he was doing time for fraud

    • 23. an instance of something happening or being done; an occasion:

      this is the first time I have gotten into debt

      the nurse came in four times a day

    • 24. an event, occasion, or period experienced in a particular way:

      she was having a rough time of it

      we had a good time

    • 25. (following a number) expressing multiplication:

      five goes into fifteen three times

      it burns calories four times faster than walking

    • 26. the rhythmic pattern of a piece of music, as expressed by a time signature:

      tunes in waltz time

    • 27. the tempo at which a piece of music is played or marked to be played.
    • v.
    • 1. plan, schedule, or arrange when (something) should happen or be done:

      the first track race is timed for 11:15

      the bomb had been timed to go off an hour later

    • 2. perform (an action) at a particular moment:

      Williams timed his pass perfectly from about thirty yards

    • 3. measure the time taken by (a process or activity, or a person doing it):

      we were timed and given certificates according to our speed

      I timed how long it took to empty that tanker

    • 4. (of a computer or a program) cancel an operation automatically because a predefined interval of time has passed without a certain event happening:

      connections are timed out when they're not in use

      some networks will time out if they don't see activity going to the printer

    • 5. (of an operation) be canceled after a predefined interval of time.
  2. 知識+

    • by the time 以及同位語

      1. By the time (when) he passed away, a mere ten... later = the time,所以是the time的同位語。都是名詞性質。 later...存在了。 2013-02-04 19:03:05 補充: the time he passed away是一個時間座標...

    • time...

      time這個字,當作是「次數」做解釋時,是可數的 ex: I saw him two times yesterday. 但是,做「時間」做解釋時,則是不可數的 ex: We don't have much time.

    • 有關Time的片語有哪些 ?

      in jig time[美口]馬上, 迅速地 in (less than) no time (=in next to no time)轉眼工夫, 立刻 in one's own time (=on one's own good...摸不到頭腦, 真出乎我的意外。 (it is) about time是時刻了, 到...的時候了 (It is) high...