Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A schedule listing the times at which certain events, such as arrivals and departures at a transportation station, are expected to take place.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. a structured schedule of events with the times at which they occur, especially times of arrivals and departures
  • v. To arrange a specific time for (an event, a class, etc).

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Examples

  • That is similar to Obama's 16-month plan, poles apart from what John McCain knows the Iraqis really want, and substantially stronger than the White House, which has refused to use the term timetable, but has reluctantly signed on to what they are calling -- quote -- "a joint aspirational time horizon."

    CNN Transcript Jul 21, 2008

  • And substantially stronger than the White House, which has refused to use the term timetable but has reluctantly signed on to what they are calling, quote, "joint aspirational time horizon."

    CNN Transcript Jul 21, 2008

  • That is similar to Obama's 16-month plan, poles apart from John McCain says he knows Iraq has really want and substantially stronger than the White House, which has refused to use the term timetable but has reluctantly signed on to what they are calling "Joint Aspirational Time Horizon."

    CNN Transcript Jul 21, 2008

  • M. O'BRIEN: Yes, he's talking about creating, well, it'll be interesting to see if he uses the term timetable or benchmarks for victory.

    CNN Transcript Nov 30, 2005

  • How about stating "100 more years would be fine ...", "a timetable is a surrender".

    McCain calls Obama's positions 'reckless'

  • "These new owners want to win, but their timetable is a little different," he says.

    USATODAY.com - Piniella taking time to relax after Tampa Bay letdown

  • This will be the first show I've been to for many a long year where I'm not an exhibitor, so I won't have a table for a change -- so check the schedule if you want to track me down (at this writing no official timetable is on the website, but there should be something at the actual event).

    Conventional

  • I must say that I approve heartily of the decision to publish the book as it was when Wodehouse left it, with Usborne's detailed notes (which include also appendices on the floor plan of Blandings Castle and the train timetable).

    Linkspam for 23-6-2009

  • There's no question that the 3 year timetable is all about politics rather than operational objectives and success.

    Members of Congress react to Obama's Afghanistan decision

  • The only reason to openly state a timetable is political.

    Obama: Firm timeframe for U.S. commitment necessary

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