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timing

 
Noun timing has 1 sense
  1. timing - the time when something happens
    --1 is a kind of
    temporal arrangement, temporal order
    --1 has particulars:
     approach, approaching, coming; earliness; lateness; punctuality, promptness; tardiness; simultaneity, simultaneousness; seasonableness, timeliness; unseasonableness, untimeliness; pastness; futurity; presentness, nowness; spark advance, lead
    Derived form: verb time2
Verb time has 5 senses
  1. clock, time - measure the time or duration of an event or action or the person who performs an action in a certain period of time; "he clocked the runners"
    --1 is one way to quantify, measure
    Derived forms: noun time3, noun time2, noun timer2, noun timer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. time - assign a time for an activity or event; "The candidate carefully timed his appearance at the disaster scene"
    --2 is one way to
    schedule
    Derived forms: noun time4, noun timing1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody PP
    Somebody ----s something PP
  3. time - set the speed, duration, or execution of; "we time the process to manufacture our cars very precisely"
    --3 is one way to
    determine, shape, mold, influence, regulate
    Derived forms: noun time4, noun timer1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  4. time - regulate or set the time of; "time the clock"
    --4 is one way to
    adjust, set, correct
    Derived forms: noun time6, noun time2, noun timer3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  5. time - adjust so that a force is applied an an action occurs at the desired time; "The good player times his swing so as to hit the ball squarely"
    --5 is one way to
    adjust, set, correct
    Derived form: noun time4
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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