apparent time

noun

Definition of apparent time 

: the time of day indicated by the hour angle of the sun or by a sundial

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Stoke City were left frustrated on Wednesday night as Watford's apparent time wasting tactics left the ball in play for under 45 minutes, a new Premier League record for this season. SI.com, "What a Waster: Stoke Left Frustrated by Watford as Stat Reveals Ball Was in Play for 42 Minutes," 1 Feb. 2018 There are hollow speeches, and apparent time-jump scenes that are supposed to be intriguing, but have become an overly familiar narrative stunt. Kristi Turnquist, OregonLive.com, "What time is 'The Walking Dead' Season premiere on TV? Is it streaming?," 22 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of apparent time

1694, in the meaning defined above

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