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timespan

[tahym-span] /ˈtaɪmˌspæn/
noun
1.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; time + span1
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Examples from the web for timespan
  • Going forward a generation is an incredibly short timespan in the longevity of nations and their history.
  • The rate could be the same and not reach significance due to the shorter timespan.
  • The rate could be higher and not reach significance due to the shorter timespan.
  • The entire sequence of images here represents a timespan of perhaps two seconds.
  • Volume and timespan of production of the product in question.
  • All of these data are from the same source and were collected over a relatively short timespan, therefore internally consistent.
Contemporary definitions for timespan
noun

a length or period of time

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Word Origin and History for timespan
n.

1933, from time (n.) + span (n.).

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