Definition of Timing

1. Noun. The time when something happens.




2. Noun. The regulation of occurrence, pace, or coordination to achieve a desired effect (as in music, theater, athletics, mechanics).
Generic synonyms: Regulating, Regulation
Specialized synonyms: Coordination

Definition of Timing

1. Noun. (obsolete) An occurrence or event. ¹

2. Noun. 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. ¹

3. Noun. The time when something happens. ¹

4. Noun. The synchronization of the firing of the spark plugs in an internal combustion engine. ¹

5. Noun. An instance of recording the time of something. ¹

6. Verb. (present participle of time) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Timing

1. the selection of the proper moment for doing something [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Timing

timeworker
timeworkers
timeworks
timeworn
timezone
timezones
timid
timider
timidest
timidities
timidity
timidly
timidness
timidnesses
timidous
timing (current term)
timing belt
timing belts
timing is everything
timings
timist
timists
timmer
timmers
timnodonic
timnodonic acid
timocracies
timocracy
timocrat
timocratic

Literary usage of Timing

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1916)
"IGNITION timing: Advance and Retard of Spark. Relation of Time of Spark to Combustion. Relation of Spark to Speed. Relation between Piston, Armature, ..."

2. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1920)
"'IGNITION timing : Advance and Retard of Spark. Relation of Time of Spark to Combustion. Relation of Spark to Speed. Relation Between Piston, Armature, ..."

3. Dyke's Automobile and Gasoline Engine Encyclopedia by Andrew Lee Dyke (1919)
"This latter is accomplished by the angular movement of the timing lever. This movement gives a timing range of about 35 degrees. The spark is fully retarded ..."

4. Measurements for Competitiveness in Electronics (1994)
"The differences arise in information capacity, timing, and accuracy. Information-Capacity Differences An overview of the different information capacities ..."

5. Repressive Legislation of the Republic of South Africa by Elizabeth S. Landis, United Nations Unit on Apartheid (1896)
"Crossley-s timing Arrangement Fig. 143 is a side elevation, fig, 144 front elevation ... 145 a plan of timing arrangement used by Messrs. Crossley Brothers. ..."

6. The Gasoline Automobile by Peter Martin Heldt (1918)
"CHAPTER XVI Methods of Spark timing One of the undesirable features connected with conventional magnetos in which only the moment of opening the primary ..."

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