from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Occurring or done at an opportune time: a well-timed remark.
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- adj. Happening at an opportune or advantageous time.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Done at a good or suitable time; opportune.
- Keeping accurate time: as, well-timed oars.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. done or happening at the appropriate or proper time
- adv. at an opportune time
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Take your wife out for a meal at a nice restaurant—a well-timed growl from “Bigfoot” will get you the best table in the place.
You are correct that a system of park-and-ride lots can expand the reach of commuter rail in such neighborhoods, although you can also achieve a similar effect with well-timed feeder bus routes, or a Bus Rapid Transit system where such local buses convert to express buses with dedicated rights of way.
Coincidentally well-timed for the Arab Spring, StAR recently released its latest publication, Barriers to Asset Recovery.
My point is that there are a lot of us who could use some well-timed and wise advice these days.
Bush may have done this with well-timed color-coded terror alerts.
The warmth we feel having saved this wonderful pup's life, makes Jack's passing seem well-timed, natural and orderly.
We are not performers on a stage hoping for good reviews and our identity is not derived from the laughs prompted by well-timed jokes.
My test drive of the Chevrolet Volt was well-timed -- to coincide with the week when every car enthusiast was arguing about whether or not the Volt is actually an electric vehicle!
But among the 105 teams that have won the Fall Classic, some were just barely above average performers in the regular season that benefitted from a well-timed hot streak, playing in a weak division or an opponent's collapse.
The British empire, navigated by jeweled clockwork, was set on course by collaboration -- and a touch of well-timed fraud.