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timing
American English: /ˈtaɪmɪŋ/
British English: /ˈtʌɪmɪŋ/

Translation of timing in Spanish:

noun

uncountable
  • 1.1 (choice of time) See examples: the timing of the election
    la fecha escogida para las elecciones
    the timing of the action was disastrous
    la acción fue de lo más inoportuna
    that was good timing: we've just arrived
    calculaste muy bien el tiempo: acabamos de llegar
    his timing is excellent: he always arrives when we're about to eat [ironic]
    es de lo más oportuno: siempre llega cuando estamos a punto de comer [irónico]
    1.2 (synchronization) 1.3 (Music, Sport) a comedian with brilliant timing
    un cómico con un genial sentido de la oportunidad
    Example sentences
    • While you may be pulling off various crazy tricks, they all require good timing and excellent control.
    • He also has a wonderful sense of timing, and control over both his material and the audience.
    • You might be surprised at the interest level and you would have control of the timing.
    1.4 (Cars)check/adjust the timing
    revise/ajuste la chispa or el encendido
    (before noun) timing gear
    engranaje (masculine) de distribución
    Example sentences
    • If the ignition timing is retarded, the engine will not burn the fuel efficiently.
    • He also believes the effect on engines with variable valve timing will be even greater.
    • The cylinder timing was on but a bit slow on a couple of the stops, but it was still on and working.
    1.5 (measurement of time) (before noun) timing mechanism o device (of bomb)

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