Timing definition

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The regulation of occurrence, pace, or coordination to achieve a desired effect, as in music, the theater, or athletics.
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The synchronization of the sparking of the plugs with the movement of the pistons in an internal-combustion engine.
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Measurement of time, as with a stopwatch.
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The regulation of the speed, or of the moment of occurrence, of something so as to produce the most effective results.

The timing of an engine, of a golfer's swing, of an announcement, etc.

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The pacing of various scenes, as of a play, for total effect.
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The pacing of a skit, monologue, etc., as for comedic effect.
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(uncountable) The regulation of the pace of e.g. an athletic race, the speed of an engine, the delivery of a joke, or the occurrence of a series of events.
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(uncountable) The time when something happens.
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(uncountable) The synchronization of the firing of the spark plugs in an internal combustion engine.
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(countable) An instance of recording the time of something.
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Present participle of time.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
timing
Plural:
timings