point in time

Definitions of point in time
  1. noun
    an instant of time
    synonyms: point
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    distance
    a remote point in time
    date, particular date
    a particular but unspecified point in time
    deadline
    the point in time at which something must be completed
    arrival time, time of arrival
    the time at which a public conveyance is scheduled to arrive at a given destination
    departure time, time of departure
    the time at which a public conveyance is scheduled to depart from a given point of origin
    midterm
    middle of an academic term or a political term in office
    full term, term
    the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent
    midterm
    the middle of the gestation period
    instant, minute, moment, second
    a particular point in time
    run-time
    the time at which a (software or multimedia) program is run
    beginning, commencement, first, get-go, kickoff, offset, outset, showtime, start, starting time
    the time at which something is supposed to begin
    middle
    time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period
    end, ending
    the point in time at which something ends
    phase, phase angle
    a particular point in the time of a cycle; measured from some arbitrary zero and expressed as an angle
    show time
    the point in time at which an entertainment (a movie or television show etc.) is scheduled to begin
    then
    that time; that moment
    climax, culmination
    the decisive moment in a novel or play
    birth
    the time when something begins (especially life)
    incipience, incipiency
    beginning to exist or to be apparent
    death, last
    the time at which life ends; continuing until dead
    death, demise, dying
    the time when something ends
    period
    the end or completion of something
    curfew
    the time that the curfew signal is sounded
    checkout, checkout time
    the latest time for vacating a hotel room
    year-end
    the end of a calendar year
    eleventh hour, last minute
    the latest possible moment
    moment of truth
    a crucial moment on which much depends
    moment of truth
    the moment in a bullfight when the matador kills the bull
    pinpoint
    a very brief moment
    time
    a suitable moment
    psychological moment
    the most appropriate time for achieving a desired effect
    starting point, terminus a quo
    earliest limiting point
    deep
    the central and most intense or profound part
    close, conclusion, finale, finis, finish, last, stopping point
    the temporal end; the concluding time
    cease
    (`cease' is a noun only in the phrase `without cease') end
    fag end, tail, tail end
    the time of the last part of something
    last gasp
    the point of death or exhaustion or completion
    expiration, expiry, termination
    a coming to an end of a contract period
    limit, terminal point, terminus ad quem
    final or latest limiting point
    threshold
    the starting point for a new state or experience
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    amount, measure, quantity
    how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
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