Examples of timescale in a Sentence
When considered on the 4.6 billion year timescale of the Earth, our lives can seem insignificant.
What is the timescale for completion of the work?
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And then there are some reasons to think that those projections may be a little bit conservative, even over the single-century timescale.
Set 25 years after Laura’s death, the timescale is nonetheless strangely vague.
In fiscal year 2016, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration launched an initiative to improve predictions on this timescale.
Considering the massive timescale that these cosmic processes operate on, this can take billions or trillions of years.
This year, members of the Anthropocene Working Group, a subset of the International Union of Geological Sciences (the body that oversees the geologic timescale), sought to change that.
Also, while previous maps looked at natural risk over longer timeframes, induced seismicity can vary rapidly along with shifts in policy or the market, so the USGS adjusted the timescale of the new map to just one year.
While there are techniques for producing femtosecond snapshots of some specific chemical reactions between small molecules, there's no way to track the atoms in a protein on that sort of timescale.
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Definition of timescale for English Language Learners
: a period of time whose size can be compared to other periods of time
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