Definition of time is at a premium
- Overnight delivery is available when time is at a premium.
: 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
: to arrange or set the time of : schedule
: to regulate (a watch) to keep correct time
: to set the tempo, speed, or duration of
: of or relating to time
: recording time
: timed to ignite or explode at a specific moment
: a reward or recompense for a particular act
: a sum over and above a regular price paid chiefly as an inducement or incentive
: a sum in advance of or in addition to the nominal value of something
: of exceptional quality or amount
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