from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A tabular statement or scheme, showing the time when certain things are to take place or be attended: as, a school time-table, showing the hours for study in each class, etc.
  • noun Specifically— A printed table showing the times at which trains on a line of railway arrive at and depart from the various stations.
  • noun A collection of such tables for the railway passenger traffic of an entire country, or of a district of country of greater or less extent. Also called railway- or railroad-guide.
  • noun In musical notation, a table of notes arranged so as to show their relative duration or time-value.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A tabular statement of the time at which, or within which, several things are to take place, as the recitations in a school, the departure and arrival of railroad trains or other public conveyances, the rise and fall of the tides, etc.
  • noun (Railroad) A plane surface divided in one direction with lines representing hours and minutes, and in the other with lines representing miles, and having diagonals (usually movable strings) representing the speed and position of various trains.
  • noun (Mus.) A table showing the notation, length, or duration of the several notes.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative spelling of timetable.

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

  • noun a schedule of times of arrivals and departures
  • noun a schedule listing events and the times at which they will take place


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