approximate time

approximate time
estimated time, supposed time

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • time - clock times and periods of the day — This entry deals with clock times and periods of the day, and prepositions and adverbs used to indicate time. For information on referring to days and longer periods of time, see entry at ↑ Days and dates. For information on time clauses, see… …   Useful english dictionary

  • approximate — ap|prox|i|mate1 [ ə praksımət ] adjective not exact, but close to an exact amount, number, time, etc.: the approximate time of death/cost of repairs a. not exact or accurate, but good enough to be useful: I can give you an approximate idea of… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • approximate — adj. & v. adj. 1 fairly correct or accurate; near to the actual (the approximate time of arrival; an approximate guess). 2 near or next (your approximate neighbour). & intr. (often foll. by to) bring or come near (esp. in quality, number,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • approximate — approximately, adv. adj. /euh prok seuh mit/; v. /euh prok seuh mayt /, adj., v., approximated, approximating. adj. 1. near or approaching a certain state, condition, goal, or standard. 2. nearly exact; not perfectly accurate or correct: The… …   Universalium

  • approximate — ap•prox•i•mate adj. [[t]əˈprɒk sə mɪt[/t]] v. [[t] ˌmeɪt[/t]] adj. v. mat•ed, mat•ing 1) nearly exact; not perfectly accurate: The approximate time was 10 o clock[/ex] 2) near; close together 3) very similar; nearly identical 4) to approach… …   From formal English to slang

  • approximate — ap‧prox‧i‧mate [əˈprɒksmt ǁ əˈprɑːk ] adjective an approximate amount or number is not exact, but is more or less correct: • an approximate calculation of the overall cost of the project approximately adverb : • Travelling time from London is… …   Financial and business terms

  • Time Warner Cable Amphitheater — at Tower City (formerly Tower City Amphitheater) is an approximate 5,000 seat outdoor concert venue that is part of the mixed use Tower City Center development in downtown Cleveland, Ohio.With a location along the banks of the Cuyahoga River, the …   Wikipedia

  • approximate — approximates, approximating, approximated (The adjective is pronounced [[t]əprɒ̱ksɪmət[/t]]. The verb is pronounced [[t]əprɒ̱ksɪmeɪt[/t]].) 1) ADJ GRADED An approximate number, time, or position is close to the correct number, time, or position,… …   English dictionary

  • approximate — I UK [əˈprɒksɪmət] / US [əˈprɑksɪmət] adjective a) not exact, but close to an exact amount, number, time etc the approximate cost of repairs/time of death b) not exact or accurate, but good enough to be useful I can give you an approximate idea… …   English dictionary

  • Time zone — Timezone and TimeZone redirect here. For other uses, see Time zone (disambiguation). Local time redirects here. For the mathematical concept, see Local time (mathematics). This article is about time zones in general. For a list of time zones by… …   Wikipedia

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