timing

Definitions of timing
  1. noun
    the regulation of occurrence, pace, or coordination to achieve a desired effect (as in music, theater, athletics, mechanics)
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    coordination
    the regulation of diverse elements into an integrated and harmonious operation
    synchronisation, synchronization, synchronizing
    coordinating by causing to indicate the same time
    proration
    the proportional limitation of production or distribution of something (e.g. crude oil or natural gas) to some fractional part of the total capacity of each producer
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    regulating, regulation
    the act of controlling or directing according to rule
  2. noun
    the time when something happens
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    approach, approaching, coming
    the temporal property of becoming nearer in time
    earliness
    quality of coming early or earlier in time
    lateness
    quality of coming late or later in time
    promptness, punctuality
    the quality or habit of adhering to an appointed time
    tardiness
    the quality or habit of not adhering to a correct or usual or expected time
    simultaneity, simultaneousness
    happening or existing or done at the same time
    seasonableness, timeliness
    being at the right time
    unseasonableness, untimeliness
    being at an inappropriate time
    pastness
    the quality of being past
    futurity
    the quality of being in or of the future
    nowness, presentness
    the quality of being the present
    lead, spark advance
    the timing of ignition relative to the position of the piston in an internal-combustion engine
    forwardness
    an advanced stage
    antecedence, antecedency, anteriority, precedence, precedency, priority
    preceding in time
    posteriority, subsequence, subsequentness
    following in time
    co-occurrence, coincidence, concurrence, conjunction
    the temporal property of two things happening at the same time
    recency, recentness
    a time immediately before the present
    currency, currentness, up-to-dateness
    the property of belonging to the present time
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    temporal arrangement, temporal order
    arrangement of events in time
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