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time interval


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n time interval a definite length of time marked off by two instants
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In literature:

But our fugitive continued his request at intervals for the rest of the time that he was with us.
"The Land of the Black Mountain" by Reginald Wyon
By its agency characteristic flashes are obtained and from the time interval the light is recognized.
"Artificial Light" by M. Luckiesh
Three times, at intervals, I made an effort to explore the second deck, but each time met with failure to accomplish my object.
"The Devil's Own" by Randall Parrish
She had seen Lot but three times in the interval.
"Madelon" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
These procedures may be carried out at the same time as the sequestrum is removed, or after an interval.
"Manual of Surgery" by Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Then, after an interval of two years, came a time of extreme anxiety.
"Before the War" by Viscount Richard Burton Haldane
However, a few chords struck at intervals were sufficient to support the voice, and mark the time.
"The Diary of an Ennuyée" by Anna Brownell Jameson
It was, however, possible to obtain "time off" at frequent intervals and these might be termed irregular vacation periods.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Sometime after as the woman was busy with her nursing work she was on night duty, and had her quiet time in an interval of the night's round.
"Quiet Talks on Following the Christ" by S. D. Gordon
Times without number has this interval expired and been renewed, and still he does not pay.
"The Letters of Cassiodorus" by Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
They stood face to face for an interval that was too pregnant with fierce mental strife to be timed by seconds.
"The Swindler and Other Stories" by Ethel M. Dell
We had a young woman that had lived with us, with the exception of two short intervals, all the time we had been in America.
"Modern Skepticism: A Journey Through the Land of Doubt and Back Again" by Joseph Barker
During that interval he reviewed his career from the time he helped his father, a Prussian refugee of 1848, in the little country store upstate.
"Abe and Mawruss" by Montague Glass
After all, the interval of time is not so very great.
"The Growth of English Drama" by Arnold Wynne
The notable peculiarity was the assumption that there are considerable lapses of time at intervals during the continuance of the story.
"Shadows of the Stage" by William Winter
However, I knew better than to gorge myself and compromised by eating not much at a time, but at frequent intervals.
"The North Pole" by Robert E. Peary
Anne of Austria, from time to time at frequent intervals, sent messages to learn if the king had returned.
"The Vicomte de Bragelonne" by Alexandre Dumas
Repeat this treatment two or three times during intervals of a week or two.
"The Veterinarian" by Chas. J. Korinek
It will be noted that two sets of temperatures are shown, one being specified for a time interval of 8 min.
"The Working of Steel" by Fred H. Colvin
A Japanese gentleman bows once, then again, and, as if he had forgotten something, after a short interval a third time.
"Ranching, Sport and Travel" by Thomas Carson

In poetry:

But while this pining, pouting Muse
The interval ignores,
Deft industry, no time to lose,
Contrives and carries, hoists and hews,
And symmetry restores.
"Improvement." by Hattie Howard
There was a time in happy days gone by,
That rosy interval of youth, when I
The scholar ardent early learned to trace
Great tributaries to their starting place;
And thine some prairie hollow obsolete
Whose name how few remember or repeat.
"The Sangamon River" by Hattie Howard

In news:

Whaler Time Intervals are deeded property.
Data logging can be by time interval, on event, or on user input.
The new program is similar to a previous one called AutoShip in that shoppers can have products they select automatically shipped at designated intervals of time.
The very cool video above asks and answers the following question: If you start five metronomes at different intervals, how can you synchronize them to tick at the same time.
This test should consider the number of tasks, the time interval of the tasks and the frequency of task switching.
In particular, we focused on the time interval between around 200 and 80 million years ago – when dinosaurs w...
At most times throughout the day, the sisters keep monastic silence, but the monastery echoes at regular intervals with the sounds of the sisters singing in harmony, in Latin.
A strayed reveller or two, nothing unusual for this time of year, zinnia season, yet one notices the knocking in the walls at more frequent intervals.
Learn how to schedule IIS to restart at specified time intervals.
A budget displayed by project, operational versus capital expenditure, and cost type within different time intervals.
SMW Autoblok says its sealed chucks allow for six-month lubrication intervals, eliminating lost production time and cost associated with daily lubrication.
A sonic log measures the interval travel time (delta t) of compression sound waves moving through one foot of a formation (milliseconds/ft).
To get a sense of the historic arc Major League Baseball has taken over just the past 100 years, hop on our time machine and review some of its key news and developments at 10-year intervals, beginning in 1912.
When connected to a computer through a USB port, users also can set up the device to operate as an automatic timer for plating work, with the alarm sounding at the end of a time interval.

In science:

We generate EVRW’s over a given time interval t sub ject to the return-to-origin constraint, and record the time tra jectories for 0 ≤ t′ ≤ t/2.
Anomalous Roughness, Localization, and Globally Constrained Random Walks
We shall study, under certain hypotheses, the limiting behaviour of (X N t )t≥0 as N → ∞, on compact time intervals, up to the first time the process leaves S .
Structure of large random hypergraphs
The calculation is not difficult if the correlation time of the signal is of the order of the typical time interval between detection events, or larger.
How photon detectors remove vacuum fluctuations
This construction ensures that the local times of these hitting points over a time interval [nα ] are i.i.d. random variables having the same distribution as ξ (2)(0, [nα ]).
Maximal local time of a d-dimensional simple random walk on subsets
The distance is calculated based on the configuration at the time t2, separating both time intervals.
Spatially heterogeneous dynamics and dynamic facilitation in a model of viscous silica
Assuming that the space-time (M, gµν ) is stationary we can consider some time-function t ∈ [tmin, tmax ] for M defining a time-interval ∆t = tmax − tmin .
General Definition of Gravitational Tension
Thus, let us denote by ν1 and ν2 the average values of the ”speed” of the time on the Earth during the first and the second time interval.
New Relativistic Equations of Motion and Their Comparison with the Equations from the General Relativity
N → ∞, on compact time intervals, up to the first time the process leaves S .
Structure of large random hypergraphs
Two illustrative situations are considered: gk (t) changes sign after certain time intervals, or it periodically oscillates in time.
Dynamical control of qubit coherence: Random versus deterministic schemes
We use the emission time Tn as de fined by Mitrofanov et al. (1999), which is the smallest time interval that contains a given percentage n% of the total count fluence.
Statistical analysis of BATSE gamma-ray bursts: Self-similarity and the Amati-relation
For example, we know that there is a concentration time t∗ n in each of the time intervals [tn, tn+1 ).
A remark on the concentration phenomenon for the L^2-critical nonlinear Schrodinger equations
Lemma 3.1 Let {X (t) : t ≥ 0} be a continuous-time, discrete state-space, Markov chain which is non-explosive, that is the number of jumps of {X (t) : t ≥ 0} in any finite time-interval [0, K ] is finite a.s.
Growth of preferential attachment random graphs via continuous-time branching processes
Informally, a family has a cutoff if convergence to stationarity occurs in a time interval of size o(tn ) around the critical time tn .
The cutoff phenomenon for randomized riffle shuffles
Then one can approximate sLQC by the WDW theory to within ǫ over the time interval interval I simply by shrinking by hand the area gap sufficiently.
Robustness of key features of loop quantum cosmology
The maximal time interval of the solution is t ∈ [0, T ], where T is a (random) stopping time and γT = x∞ .
LERW as an example of off-critical SLEs