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Definition of the adjective against time

What does against time mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Measured relative to a deadline rather than a competitor.

Definition of the adverb against time

What does against time mean as an attribute of something other than a noun?


  1. as fast as possible; before a deadline

Alternative definition of the adverb against time


  1. With urgency, being aware that the time available to do something may be insufficient.


Against Time is a musical group.

  • albums: "...And Not for Anyone", "Never Forever"


"Against Time" is a book by Jeffrey Ashford.

  • also known as "Against time!", Against time!


"Against Time" is a film, directed by Cleve Nettles.

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Google previewTechnical Manual and Dictionary of Classical Ballet (1982)

by Gail Grant

Beating against time. A term of the Cecchetti method and the French School. This is a compound step consisting of a coupe dessous. chasse efface en avant, ferme, temps leve and chasse passe croise en avant. It is executed quickly and prior ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Time (2013)

by Samuel L. Macey

Showing the convergence of many forces, including that of an heroic humanism with a poetic renascence, Petrarch's works, early and late, in prose as well as in poetry, regard time as a constant presence and warfare against time as one of ...

Google previewThe Kingfisher Science Encyclopedia (2000)

by Charles Taylor

The wave can be represented by a graph that plots the variation of water level against time. Examples of wave motions include sound, ripples on a pond, radio signals, and light. In each of these motions, a form of energy is carried by regularly ...

Google previewA Dictionary of Mechanical Engineering (2013)

by Anthony G. Atkins, Tony Atkins, Marcel Escudier

often plotted against time to show changes in stiffness. creep rupture strength The fracture stress at the end of a creep test in metals and polymers, Often plotted against time to give a stressrupture curve. creep—time relations Algebraic or ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Physics (2009)

by Joe Rosen

= vz0t + z0 The graph of any coordinate against time has the form of a straight line whose slope equals the respective ...

Google previewSaunders Comprehensive Veterinary Dictionary (2011)

by Virginia P. Studdert, Clive C. Gay, Douglas C. Blood

agraphical representation showingthe number of newcases of the disease plotted against time. A decision on whenthe newinfection rate creates an epidemic varies with ...

Google previewLinguistics Encyclopedia (2004)

by Kirsten Malmkjaer

Now if we plot the position of the pendulum, the distance of displacement from the original rest position, against time, then we will have Figure 1, in which the y-ordinate ...

Google previewThe New Encyclopedia of Southern Culture (2013)

Volume 24: Race by Thomas C. Holt, Laurie B. Green, Charles Reagan Wilson

Davis, Race against Time: Culture and Separation in ...

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I'm off to race around the world - a race against time and two men. I know I can beat time. I hope I can beat the men. (Dorothy Kilgallen)
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