Also called (in Britain and certain other countries): extra time 1.
the science of arranging time in fixed periods for the purpose of dating events accurately and arranging them in order of occurrence.2. a camera for recording motion by a series of photographs taken at brief intervals.2. a camera that records the exact time of the event it is photographing by exposing a moving sensitized plate to the tracing of a thin beam of light synchronized with the event.(See also DURATION, FREQUENCY, OPPORTUNENESS, TIMELINESS.)before one had nails on one’s toes Before one was born; long ago, in the distant past.
To avoid referring to the date, for security reasons, the code word D-day was adopted.
Hostile weather conditions, however, forced the postponement of this famous D-day until the next day.
The term is currently used in a similar way, especially in the academic world where students often refer to the due, date for the submission of work as D-day.graveyard shift A work shift usually from twelve midnight until eight in the morning; any late-night shift; also the graveyard watch.
Factories running 24 hours a day employ three shifts—day, swing, and midnight or. The expression gained currency during World War II when so many factories were operating around-the-clock.
a reference book organized according to the dates of past events. — chronological, study of two or more related but distinct languages in order to determine when they separated, by examining the lexicon they share and those parts of it that have been replaced. This expression refers to the fact that a baby’s toenails develop prenatally.
Thus, an event or other matter that occurred before a person’s toenails developed occurred before he was born.
According to the theory of relativity it depends on the observer's frame of reference.
Time is considered as a fourth coordinate required, along with three spatial coordinates, to specify an event. (General Sporting Terms) time on Austral an additional period played at the end of a match, to compensate for time lost through injury or (in certain circumstances) to allow the teams to achieve a conclusive result.
On the other hand, the wild and mysterious wolf is associated with the night, from the image of a wolf baying at the moon.