# Definitions and Synonyms of *time unit* | Another word for *time unit* | What is *time unit? *

*Definition 1: a unit for measuring time periods - [noun denoting time]*

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*(**time unit* is a kind of ...) how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify

*time unit*is a kind of ...) how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify

*(... is a kind of **time unit* ) a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour

*time unit*) a unit of time equal to 60 seconds or 1/60th of an hour

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*"he ran a 4 minute mile"*### (... is a kind of *time unit* ) a unit of time equal to 15 minutes or a quarter of an hour

*"it's a quarter til 4"**"a quarter after 4 o'clock"*### (... is a kind of *time unit* ) 1/60 of a minute; the basic unit of time adopted under the Systeme International d'Unites

### (... is a kind of *time unit* ) one quintillionth (10^-18) of a second; one thousandth of a femtosecond

### (... is a kind of *time unit* ) one quadrillionth (10^-15) of a second; one thousandth of a picosecond

### (... is a kind of *time unit* ) one trillionth (10^-12) of a second; one thousandth of a nanosecond

### (... is a kind of *time unit* ) one billionth (10^-9) of a second; one thousandth of a microsecond

### (... is a kind of *time unit* ) one millionth (10^-6) of a second; one thousandth of a millisecond

### (... is a kind of *time unit* ) a quarter of an hour

### (... is a kind of *time unit* ) a half of an hour

### (... is a kind of *time unit* ) time for Earth to make a complete rotation on its axis

*"two days later they left"**"they put on two performances every day"**"there are 30,000 passengers per day"*### (... is a kind of *time unit* ) the dark part of the diurnal cycle considered a time unit

*"three nights later he collapsed"*### (... is a kind of *time unit* ) (astronomy) time based on the motion of the mean sun (an imaginary sun moving uniformly along the celestial equator)

### (... is a kind of *time unit* ) (astronomy) a measure of time defined by Earth's orbital motion; terrestrial time is mean solar time corrected for the irregularities of the Earth's motions

### (... is a kind of *time unit* ) a time unit of approximately 30 days

*"he was given a month to pay the bill"*### (... is a kind of *time unit* ) the time for one complete rotation of the earth relative to a particular star, about 4 minutes shorter than a mean solar day

### (... is a kind of *time unit* ) (nautical) each of the eight half-hour units of nautical time signaled by strokes of a ship's bell; eight bells signals 4:00, 8:00, or 12:00 o'clock, either a.m. or p.m.

### (... is a kind of *time unit* ) a period of time equal to 1/24th of a day

*"the job will take more than an hour"*### (... is a kind of *time unit* ) one thousandth (10^-3) of a second

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