Timestamp meaning

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The time of day recorded in a transaction. The current time is maintained by the computer in minute fractions of a second and is used for a variety of synchronization purposes including determining transaction order in the event of a system failure.Keeping Voice Over IP SynchronizedInstead of the time of day, a timestamp may be a time relative to a starting point. For example, voice packets in IP telephony (VoIP) are given a sequential timestamp by the RTP protocol so that they can be buffered at the receiving end and delivered uniformly to the listener. See NTP.
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(computing) The date and time at which an event occurred, often included in a log to track the sequence of events.
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(computing) To record the date and time of (an event, etc).
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Origin of timestamp

  • time +"Ž stamp (noun); the verb sense derives from the noun.

    From Wiktionary