time stamp


noun

a device for stamping the date and time of day that letters, packages, etc., are received or mailed.

Nearby words

  1. time sharing,
  2. time sheet,
  3. time signal,
  4. time signature,
  5. time sovereignty,
  6. time study,
  7. time suck,
  8. time switch,
  9. time travel,
  10. time trial

Origin of time stamp

First recorded in 1890–95

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British Dictionary definitions for time-stamp

time-stamp

verb (tr)

to assign an accurate time to (a message, transaction, etc)
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