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Definition of timed

1 : done or taking place at a time of a specified sort an ill-timed arrival
2 : made to occur at or in a set time a timed explosion

Examples of timed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And, perhaps most essentially, pilgrims are now issued timed tickets to avoid overcrowding. Alissa Walker, Curbed, 12 Nov. 2021 Registration for timed entry is recommended; Same-day on-site registration will be allowed only if the event has not reached capacity. courant.com, 21 Sep. 2021 FTL Beach is a timed scavenger hunt on Fort Lauderdale beach on Sunday morning with more than $12,000 is prizes up for grabs. Ben Crandell, sun-sentinel.com, 4 Nov. 2021 Online reservations are required for timed admission. Duante Beddingfield, Detroit Free Press, 7 Oct. 2021 The athlete's highest and lowest scores for each of their two timed runs and their tricks are dropped and then the other three are averaged. Lindsay Kimble, PEOPLE.com, 25 July 2021 Registration costs $45 for a timed run and $40 for an untimed walk/run, with proceeds going to the Mayor’s Youth Scholarship Program and United Way of Greater Atlanta. Kelly Yamanouchi, ajc, 8 Oct. 2021 The Giants seemingly had a 29-27 win over Washington after Dustin Hopkins missed a 48-yard field goal on the final timed play. Mark Heim | Mheim@al.com, al, 26 Sep. 2021 Run the Course is a timed event with prizes for the top finishers. courant.com, 22 Sep. 2021

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First Known Use of timed

1631, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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Last Updated

2 Dec 2021

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“Timed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/timed. Accessed 20 Jan. 2022.

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