time limit


noun

a period of time within which an action or procedure must be done or completed.

Origin of time limit

First recorded in 1875–80
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Examples from the Web for time limit

Historical Examples of time limit

  • No orders are given when we land, and we study countenances and actions to guess the time-limit of our tether.

    The New North

    Agnes Deans Cameron

  • There should be a time-limit on martyrdom, and mine anyhow is up.

    Frenzied Finance

    Thomas W. Lawson

  • No time-limit had been set to Tabs' visit; his original reason for coming to Dawn Castle was exhausted.

  • This is a usual interval when the Incarnate God is given a time-limit.

  • Was it because he knew there was some trick about the time-limit?

    Hiram The Young Farmer

    Burbank L. Todd