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: a time less than the time allotted for the performance of some task or the completion of a program or speech
: working time that is less than full time or a required minimum


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transitive verb

: to allow too short a time for
undertime a photographic exposure

Word History



under entry 3 + time, noun

Transitive verb

under entry 1 + time, verb

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“Undertime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/undertime. Accessed 2 Oct. 2023.

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