Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A period of time seen in relation to a process or a series of phenomena.
  • noun A schedule or arrangement of events or commitments.

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  • noun Alternative spelling of time scale.

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Examples

  • The timescale is a few seconds to spread over the entire star.

    Launchpad Day 3: More WIRO, now with open dome

  • On a more hopeful note, remember that serious work on naturalistic theories of content has been done for no more than a few decades, and on a philosophical timescale, that is quite a short time.

    Teleological Theories of Mental Content

  • The timescale is a fudge (evolution's probably not that quick), and you have to be willing to take the mental leap to accepting this type of speciation in humans (it helps to know that eusociality is possible in mammalian species--Baxter's example is naked mole rats); but once you swallow those lumps, he does get most of the details right.

    Archive 2004-11-01

  • The timescale is a fudge (evolution's probably not that quick), and you have to be willing to take the mental leap to accepting this type of speciation in humans (it helps to know that eusociality is possible in mammalian species--Baxter's example is naked mole rats); but once you swallow those lumps, he does get most of the details right.

    Coalescent

  • It can be said that either the universe is vastly older than what was originally predicted by the evolutionary timescale, which is probably the path most of science will follow as naturalistic evolution is supported by the majority of scientists.

    CreationWiki - Recent changes [en]

  • The timescale is the same for all of the charts, making it easy to correlate different metrics.

    Linux Magazine

  • Would you agree and do you think that the results could be worth the investment that kind of timescale would require?

    Try To See It My Way | ATTACKERMAN

  • I think that this shows that GISS Model II had more that a little bit of skill for the relatively short timescale which is being looked at here.

    More Unthreaded « Climate Audit

  • The pace of the publishing on the Internet drives this kind of timescale, and the "traditional media" haven't yet learned they need to catch up.

    Fast Company

  • The pace of the publishing on the Internet drives this kind of timescale, and the "traditional media" haven't yet learned they need to catch up.

    Fast Company

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