[ tahym-tey-buhl ]
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  1. a schedule showing the times at which railroad trains, airplanes, etc., arrive and depart.

  2. 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.

  1. British.

    • 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

First recorded in 1830–40; time + table

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British Dictionary definitions for timetable


/ (ˈtaɪmˌteɪbəl) /

  1. a list or table of events arranged according to the time when they take place; schedule

  1. (tr) to include in or arrange according to a timetable

  2. (intr) to draw up a timetable

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