follow Dictionary.com

11 Trending Words of 2014

time stamp

noun
1.
a device for stamping the date and time of day that letters, packages, etc., are received or mailed.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
Examples from the web for time stamp
  • In the beginning there was a time stamp so you could tell how long you were actually in the maze for.
  • The software uses the computer's clock as a time stamp.
  • From the time stamp on each post a clear pattern emerged of his day.
  • The isotope measurements also time stamp the formation of these meteorites and this raises another puzzle.
  • The device also includes temperature and humidity sensors and a clock, to put a time stamp on the measurements.
  • For these pages, every change in the list includes a time stamp and a listing of which job has new information.
  • Otherwise, the time stamp is applied at the time of receipt.
  • Boris, an old-time stamp collector, often said that he would not be caught dead handling post cards.
Contemporary definitions for time stamp
noun

a device that records the day and time something is received, modified, or accessed, such as a document; date and time attributes registered for an event, esp. electronic

Dictionary.com's 21st Century Lexicon
Copyright © 2003-2014 Dictionary.com, LLC
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for time stamp

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for time

6
7
Scrabble Words With Friends