1. Interjection.  (tennis) reminder by the umpire for the players to continue playing after their pause.
  2. Noun.  (uncountable) The inevitable progression into the future with the passing of present events into the past.
  3. Noun.  (uncountable) A quantity of availability of duration.
  4. Noun.  (countable) A measurement of a quantity of time; a numerical or general indication of a length of progression.
  5. Noun.  (uncountable, slang) The serving of a prison sentence.
  6. Noun.  (uncountable) How much of a day has passed; the moment, as indicated by a clock or similar device.
  7. Noun.  (countable) A particular moment or hour; the appropriate moment or hour for something (especially with prepositional phrase or imperfect subjunctive).
  8. Noun.  (countable) The measurement under some system of region of day or moment.
  9. Noun.  (countable) A numerical indication of a particular moment.
  10. Noun.  (countable) An instance or occurrence.
  11. Noun.  (countable) Ratio of comparison.
  12. Noun.  (countable) An experience.
  13. Noun.  (countable) An era; (with ''the'', sometimes in plural) the current era, the current state of affairs.
  14. Noun.  (uncountable) (with possessive) A person's youth or young adulthood, as opposed to the present day.
  15. Verb.  To measure seconds, hours etc passed, especially using a clock of some kind.
  16. Verb.  To choose how long something lasts.

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