Definitions

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  • n. the measurement of time, or determining what the local time is.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the act or process of determining the time

Etymologies

time +‎ keeping (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Clocks and Culture is a brief history of the changes wrought by and on Europe over four hundred years due to technological advances in timekeeping and the rise of a time-aware culture.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • If they find mismanagement in timekeeping, they can shutdown funding you’ve already been allocated.

    Senate votes to strip ACORN of federal funding, 83-7. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

  • He calls the timekeeping brainwork, and says he isn't used to it; and his gate lodge is so splendid that he's ashamed to use the rooms, and skulks in the scullery.

    Major Barbara

  • The distributor plans to extend the app to 11,000 U.S. merchandisers so they can record on smartphones the time they spend in each store, instead of having to call a timekeeping toll-free number.

    TechWeb

  • Anchored by the ancient Drum and Bell Towers, the $73 million redevelopment will include courtyard homes for the rich, a "timekeeping" museum and an underground mall, presumably well stocked with Rolexes and Cartiers - or perhaps their more affordable counterfeit cousins.

    NYT > Global Home

  • "The very company entrusted by our city to build a timekeeping system for New York City employees has grossly mismanaged their own timekeeping and in the process overcharged city taxpayers for sums of money still to be determined."

    CityTime Honcho Gets Ax

  • Science Applications International Corp., the prime contractor on the project known as CityTime, informed city officials this week that it fired Gerard Denault , the former project manager for CityTime, for allegedly violating company policy when reporting his own timekeeping.

    CityTime Honcho Gets Ax

  • Mr. Liu called for a comprehensive investigation into other possible timekeeping violations.

    CityTime Honcho Gets Ax

  • "A lot of people are going to have things break and they're not going to know why," said Demetrios Matsakis, head of the time service department at the U.S. Naval Observatory, one of two official timekeeping agencies in the federal government.

    Clock Problems Coming? Power Grid Change May Cause Disruptions

  • The model requires an extensive team of watchmakers who take months to meticulously assemble the tiny, perfectly formed and finished components, including a tourbillon—a device adapted from pocket watches that ensures constant, exact timekeeping—and the facility to chime the hours and minutes with the push of a button.

    Weird, Wild Watches

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