time scale


time scale
noun
an arrangement of events used as a measure of duration
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on the geological time scale mankind has existed but for a brief moment

Hypernyms: ↑duration, ↑continuance

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noun
: 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

on the time scale of modern cosmology his brief and fevered existence seems a mere flash in the pan — Times Literary Supplement

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time scale,
any sequence of events used as a measure of the length or duration of a period of time.

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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