: the time when something happens or is done especially when it is thought of as having a good or bad effect on the result
: the ability to choose the best moment for some action, movement, etc.
a : placement or occurrence in time <the timing of the sale couldn't have been better>
b : the ability to select the precise moment for doing something for optimum effect <a boxer with impeccable timing>
: observation and recording (as by a stopwatch) of the elapsed time of an act, action, or process
Examples of TIMING
- The timing of the sale could not have been better.
- Her timing was a little off and she missed the shot.
- an athlete with impeccable timing
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