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timingnoun

uk   us   /ˈtaɪ.mɪŋ/
B2 [U or C] the time when something happens: "Have we arrived too early?" "No, your timing is perfect - dinner is almost ready." The bomb contained a timing device set to make it go off at rush hour.timings [plural] Indian English the hours when someone is usually at work, or when an office or business is open [U] the ability to do something at exactly the right time: To be a good tennis player, you have to have good timing. [U] the ability to play or sing all the notes in a piece of music at the correct speed: My singing teacher says I must try and improve my timing.
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