- a schedule showing the times at which railroad trains, airplanes, etc., arrive and depart.
- any schedule or plan designating the times at or within which certain things occur or are scheduled to occur: a timetable of coming musical events; a timetable of space research.
- a university or college catalog listing all classes taught during a school semester, along with the time that each class is held, the instructor's name, etc.
- a student's class schedule or course of study during a school semester.
Origin of timetable
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Examples from the Web for timetable
Yes, Obama presided over the withdrawal American forces from Iraq, and announced a timetable for their pullout from Afghanistan.Obama Is the New Dubya
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There is some disagreement or reservations about whether people are trying to wish things away on a timetable.‘Over My Dead Body’: Spies Fight Obama Push to Downsize Terror War
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Democrats have it in their power to help hasten that timetable by making this an issue.Show Me the Medicaid Money
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It has become a priority and Damascus has sped up the timetable to attack.Hezbollah and Assad Plan Offensive On Jihadists In Yabrud
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Microsoft says a similar system will come to the Xbox One but has given no timetable.Which Video Game System Is King?
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A timetable is worked out by the group, not imposed upon it.Marriage Enrichment Retreats
This, in small apologetic type like a footnote on a timetable.Erik Dorn
Munich,” he murmurs, tracing its course through the timetable, “depart 2.15.Diary of a Pilgrimage
Jerome K. Jerome
In a rash moment I ventured to concentrate my whole attention on the timetable.Boycotted
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She was within nine hours—so the timetable said—of St. Louis!A Modern Chronicle, Complete
- a list or table of events arranged according to the time when they take place; schedule
- (tr) to include in or arrange according to a timetable
- (intr) to draw up a timetable
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Word Origin and History for timetable
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