the intervening time: The party is Tuesday, but in the meantime I have to shop and prepare the food.
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How to use meantime in a sentence
In the meantime, Gonzalez also said she was working on a financial analysis of what the bill would cost to implement but didn’t plan to pull the bill into the Assembly Appropriations Committee, which she chairs.Sacramento Report: Jones, COVID-19 and the Irony of Remote Voting | Sara Libby and Jesse Marx | August 28, 2020 | Voice of San Diego
In the meantime, ViacomCBS has devised a way to track how often a given viewer is shown an ad across its two ad servers.
In the meantime, he is focusing on streaming and social media platforms like Twitch.
So, we said, “Look, for the meantime — and maybe for a while — the way to serve them will be fantasy sports.”The Economics of Sports Gambling (Ep. 388 Rebroadcast) | Stephen J. Dubner | August 20, 2020 | Freakonomics
In the meantime, companies have to come up with other ways to track people around the web.
In the meantime, he should just accept that the holdup has nothing to do with his politics.Conservative Curt Says His Politics, Not His Pitching, Kept Him Out of the Hall of Fame | Ben Jacobs | January 9, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
In the meantime, Epstein has tried to use his charitable projects to float him back to the top.Sleazy Billionaire’s Double Life Featured Beach Parties With Stephen Hawking | M.L. Nestel | January 8, 2015 | THE DAILY BEAST
In the meantime, Democrats in the Senate need to find ways to take the right stands.The Democrats’ Black Hole—and What They Can Do About It | Michael Tomasky | December 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
In the meantime, Grimm faces no legal pressure to leave office.
In the meantime, most of the detailed studies are incomplete in one way or another.
In the meantime, the outlaw, having observed how much more cordially the tyrant is received than himself, has made his exit.Physiology of The Opera | John H. Swaby (AKA "Scrici")
Of course they would stop for the wedding; but meantime she must be very discreet; she must not intrude too much.Confidence | Henry James
meantime was it possible that by fondling she wanted to get anything out of Black Sheep?Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II | Rudyard Kipling
When the engine gets on two lifts, I will write to you again, and in the meantime please to give me your thoughts on the engine.Life of Richard Trevithick, Volume II (of 2) | Francis Trevithick
In the meantime her father went over to the west side, presumably to call on Mrs. Pruitt.The Homesteader | Oscar Micheaux
British Dictionary definitions for meantime (1 of 2)
the intervening time or period, as between events (esp in the phrase in the meantime)
another word for meanwhile
British Dictionary definitions for mean time (2 of 2)
the time, at a particular place, measured in terms of the passage of the mean sun; the timescale is not precisely constant: See mean solar day
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Scientific definitions for mean time
Solar time as measured by the mean sun, resulting in equal 24-hour days throughout the year. If days were measured by the actual movement of the Sun, they would vary slightly in length at different times of the year due to differences in Earth's orbital speed and other factors. Mean time is the basis for standard clock time throughout most of the world. See more at solar time universal time.
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