# time scale

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

•__Hypernyms__: ↑duration, ↑continuance•__Hyponyms__: ↑extended time scale, ↑slow time scale, ↑fast time scale* * *

*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 timeon the

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

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

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