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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

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Forward Martin Kaut, the Avs’ 2018 first-round draft pick (16th overall), was in a debilitated state after doing his timed skating test Friday to conclude Day 1 of training camp at Family Sports Center. Mike Chambers, The Denver Post, "WATCH: Exhausted Avalanche 2018 first-round pick Martin Kaut in Day 1 of training camp," 13 Sep. 2019 How about competing against other BMW lovers in a timed speed test? Jenn Tanaka, Orange County Register, "Driver’s Seat: BMW Ultimate Driving Experience at Santa Anita Park, Sept. 14-20," 12 Sep. 2019 Also new this year will be jackpot barrel racing beginning Sunday morning when dozens of riders will compete for prizes in timed events. Ramona Sentinel, "‘The best four days of summer’," 31 July 2019 Click here for timed tickets to the event, though Murray said attendees are welcome at any time. Paul Gattis | Pgattis@al.com, al, "Record crowd the goal at weather festival in Huntsville," 4 Sep. 2019 Free, timed tickets will be required to see the Bush exhibition, which Brown said is expected to draw large crowds. Peggy Mcglone, Washington Post, "George W. Bush’s ‘Courage’ paintings to be the first exhibition in Kennedy Center’s new space," 31 July 2019 The 48 levels do not feature any free roaming segments and instead focus on timed presses. Michael Koczwara, The Hollywood Reporter, "'Pokemon Go' Launches Big Bonuses; 'Shovel Knight' Coming to Mobile?," 22 Aug. 2019 This year’s physical training challenge featured 35 stations, beginning with a timed 50-yard swim in the reservoir and finishing up with a tall wall. Slade Rand, courant.com, "The Connecticut SWAT Challenge brings police officers and military personnel from across the country to the state," 15 Aug. 2019 Through the first 16 days of training from July 13 through July 28, Del Mar reported 1,524 timed workouts on its dirt and grass courses. John Cherwa, San Diego Union-Tribune, "Del Mar has third horse fatality, this one in training," 30 July 2019

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First Known Use of timed

1631, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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