timing

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See also: Timing and tímíng

English[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtaɪmɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪmɪŋ

Noun[edit]

timing (countable and uncountable, plural timings)

  1. (countable, obsolete) An occurrence or event.
  2. (countable, uncountable) 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 key to telling a good joke is timing.
    The officials used the latest technology to ensure timing down to the nearest millisecond.
  3. (countable, uncountable) The time when something happens.
    perfect timing
  4. (uncountable) The synchronization of the firing of the spark plugs in an internal combustion engine.
  5. (countable) An instance of recording the time of something.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: timing
  • Dutch: timing
  • French: timing
  • Japanese: タイミング (taimingu)
  • Portuguese: timing
  • Spanish: timing

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

timing

  1. present participle of time

Anagrams[edit]


Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ti‧ming

Noun[edit]

timing

  1. a type of fish trap

Anagrams[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English timing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtɑi̯.mɪŋ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ti‧ming

Noun[edit]

timing m (plural timings)

  1. timing (synchronisation; regulation of pace or time)

Related terms[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English timing.

Noun[edit]

timing m (plural timings)

  1. synchronization
  2. pace
  3. timing

Further reading[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English timing.

Noun[edit]

timing m (uncountable)

  1. timing (time when something happens)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English timing.

Noun[edit]

timing n (plural timinguri)

  1. timing

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English timing.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtaimin/, [ˈt̪ai̯.mĩn]

Noun[edit]

timing m (uncountable)

  1. timing (time when something happens)

Usage notes[edit]

According to Royal Spanish Academy (RAE) prescriptions, unadapted foreign words should be written in italics in a text printed in roman type, and vice versa, and in quotation marks in a manuscript text or when italics are not available. In practice, this RAE prescription is not always followed.