timescale

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noun time·scale \-ˌskāl\

Definition of timescale

  1. :  an arrangement of events used as a measure of the relative or absolute duration or antiquity of a period of history or geologic or cosmic time

Examples of timescale in a sentence

  1. When considered on the 4.6 billion year timescale of the Earth, our lives can seem insignificant.

  2. What is the timescale for completion of the work?

1890

First Known Use of timescale

1890


TIMESCALE Defined for English Language Learners

timescale

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noun time·scale \-ˌskāl\

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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