timed

adjective
\ ˈtīmd How to pronounce timed (audio) \

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 Because of the pandemic, visitors must buy timed tickets in advance. Los Angeles Times, "Do this L.A. night hike on New Year’s Eve," 31 Dec. 2020 The price for a timed ticket ranges from $18.99 to $32.99 per car, based on premium dates, times and vehicle size; the proceeds benefit the maintenance, care and beautification of New Orleans City Park. Staff Report, NOLA.com, "Holiday lights are shining across the metro area," 21 Dec. 2020 Most locations require face masks, advance purchase of timed tickets to help limit capacity, and socks for rented skates. Dallas News, "Glide through the holidays at these ice skating rinks around D-FW," 27 Nov. 2020 Just note that some of these come in timed slots and you will be gently encouraged to leave when the time is up. Grace Wong, chicagotribune.com, "Confused about outdoor dining? Here’s a breakdown of the rules and safety guidelines.," 24 Oct. 2020 Capacity will be limited to 50%, so timed tickets will be available to purchase ahead of time. Joey Morona, cleveland, "Cleveland’s Winterfest plans for a safe, socially distant holiday celebration," 13 Nov. 2020 All tickets are for timed entry and include admission to permanent exhibit halls. Marcy De Luna, Houston Chronicle, "More than 100 bodies on display as 'Body Worlds' returns to HMNS," 14 Oct. 2020 The museum will also unveil a timed ticketing system for crowd control. Phillip Valys, sun-sentinel.com, "‘We can remake ourselves’: South Florida’s art, science museums hope for a fall rebound," 26 Sep. 2020 Guests will be required to obtain a timed ticket to enter, wear masks and observe social distancing. Washington Post, "The Phillips Collection will begin reopening to the public next week," 5 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of timed

1631, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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12 Jan 2021

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“Timed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/timed. Accessed 17 Jan. 2021.

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