timescale
noun Date: 1890 an arrangement of events used as a measure of the relative or absolute duration or antiquity of a period of history or geologic or cosmic time

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • timescale — UK US /ˈtaɪmskeɪl/ noun [C] ► the period of time that is needed to do an activity or process: a timescale for sth »A draft released late last night contains no firm timescale for cutting emissions. set/give/determine a timescale »The SEC has not… …   Financial and business terms

  • timescale — ► NOUN ▪ the time allowed for or taken by a process or sequence of events …   English terms dictionary

  • timescale — UK [ˈtaɪmˌskeɪl] / US noun [countable] Word forms timescale : singular timescale plural timescales the period of time when something happens or is done …   English dictionary

  • timescale — / taɪmskeɪl/ noun the time which will be taken to complete work ● Our timescale is that all work should be completed by the end of August. ● He is working to a strict timescale …   Dictionary of banking and finance

  • timescale — time|scale time scale [ˈtaımskeıl] n especially BrE the period of time it takes for something to happen or be completed ▪ The timescale for completing the work would be fairly tight …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • timescale — time|scale [ taım,skeıl ] noun count the period of time when something happens or is done: What is the timescale for the construction of the new building? …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • timescale — /ˈtaɪmskeɪl/ (say tuymskayl) noun a measuring of time by selected fixed points, in relation to which other events are then considered: a twenty year timescale …   Australian English dictionary

  • timescale — n. period of time allowed for something to be completed; arrangement relative to the time in which an event takes place (in history or in geologic or cosmic time) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • timescale — noun the time allowed for or taken by a process or sequence of events …   English new terms dictionary

  • timescale — noun (C) the period of time it takes for something to happen or be completed …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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