at a time

Definition of at a time

  1. 1 :  during one particular moment I can only do one thing at a time. Please speak one at a time and not all at once. We carried the boxes two at a time up the stairs.

  2. 2 :  during one period of time without stopping She can sit and read for hours at a time.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  the measured or measurable period during which an action, process, or condition exists or continues :  duration

    :  a nonspatial continuum that is measured in terms of events which succeed one another from past through present to future

    :  leisure

  1. :  to arrange or set the time of :  schedule

    :  to regulate (a watch) to keep correct time

    :  to set the tempo, speed, or duration of

  1. :  of or relating to time

    :  recording time

    :  timed to ignite or explode at a specific moment

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to criticize severely

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