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.
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How to use timetable in a sentence
Because Metro moved up the project’s timetable, the agency needs more money upfront to pay contractors.Metro board expresses wariness over increased debt but gives tentative approval | Justin George | February 11, 2021 | Washington Post
Samsonov and Kuznetsov remain on the covid list with no timetable for their return.In the home of ‘The King,’ the Capitals get served with a second straight loss | Samantha Pell | February 5, 2021 | Washington Post
Kuznetsov and Samsonov remain on the covid-19 list, and there is no timetable for their return.Alex Ovechkin returns, scores overtime winner as Capitals beat Bruins, 4-3 | Samantha Pell | January 31, 2021 | Washington Post
Amid the coronavirus pandemic, however, the timetables do not align and players who haven’t signed a contract will have the option of completing their college careers before entering the pro ranks.College players, in a year jumbled by the pandemic, prepare for the MLS draft amid uncertainty | Steven Goff | January 20, 2021 | Washington Post
Morsell needed surgery to repair the fracture, but he received an optimistic timetable of only one to two weeks before he can return.Maryland basketball gets Darryl Morsell back, just in time for crucial Big Ten stretch | Emily Giambalvo | January 6, 2021 | Washington Post
Yes, Obama presided over the withdrawal American forces from Iraq, and announced a timetable for their pullout from Afghanistan.
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 | Eli Lake | May 21, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Democrats have it in their power to help hasten that timetable by making this an issue.
It has become a priority and Damascus has sped up the timetable to attack.Hezbollah and Assad Plan Offensive On Jihadists In Yabrud | Jamie Dettmer | January 31, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Microsoft says a similar system will come to the Xbox One but has given no timetable.
Enough of such a Supreme Jove; good for us here as a timetable chiefly, or marker of dates!History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XV. (of XXI.) | Thomas Carlyle
The hostess's letter should mention the most convenient trains, indicating them on a timetable.How to Write Letters (Formerly The Book of Letters) | Mary Owens Crowther
Dave asked absently, as he started studying a London timetable.Dave Dawson with the R.A.F | R. Sidney Bowen
I had my Bradshaw handy, and was following the timetable with my fingers.The Passenger from Calais | Arthur Griffiths
Not a very breezy occupation to stand reading the Sixth Form timetable, is it?A Pair of Schoolgirls | Angela Brazil
British Dictionary definitions for timetable
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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