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English definition of “timing”

timing

noun     /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 .Relating to time 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.At the right time [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.Beats or lengths of musical notes
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