(a) considerable amount of time

(a) considerable amount of time
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  • considerable — adjective /kənˈsɪdəɹəbl/ a) Significant; worth considering. Ive spent a considerable amount of time on this. b) Large in amount. See Also: consider, considerably …   Wiktionary

  • time enough — a long enough period of time, a considerable amount of time …   English contemporary dictionary

  • considerable — meaning ‘much; a lot of’ is used in BrE only of abstract things, such as attention, concern, delay, difficulty, distance, doubt, evidence, expense, experience, improvement, influence, interest, pain, pleasure, progress, sums of money, talent,… …   Modern English usage

  • amount — ▪ I. amount a‧mount 1 [əˈmaʊnt] noun [countable, uncountable] a quantity of something: • debts that vary in amount • Figures show a big rise in the amount of money in the economy. • You must pay the full amount in advance. • a cheque in… …   Financial and business terms

  • amount — a|mount1 W1S1 [əˈmaunt] n [U and C] 1.) a quantity of something such as time, money, or a substance amount of ▪ They spend equal amounts of time in California and New York. a considerable/large/enormous etc amount ▪ a considerable amount of money …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • time — Except as otherwise specifically provided, any reference to time shall mean local Chicago time. Chicago Mercantile Exchange Glossary * * * time time [taɪm] noun 1. [uncountable] the quantity that is measured in minutes, hours, years etc using… …   Financial and business terms

  • amount — 1 noun (C, U) 1 a quantity of something such as time, money, or a substance (+ of): a considerable amount of money | a small/large etc amount: It s best to cook vegetables in a small amount of water. 2 the level or degree to which a feeling,… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • considerable — con|sid|er|a|ble W1S2 [kənˈsıdərəbəl] adj fairly large, especially large enough to have an effect or be important →↑inconsiderable considerable amount/number etc of sth ▪ We ve saved a considerable amount of money. ▪ Michael has already spent… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • time — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 what is measured in minutes, hours, days, etc. TIME + VERB ▪ elapse, go by, pass ▪ As time went by we saw less and less of each other. ▪ The changing seasons mark the passing of time …   Collocations dictionary

  • considerable — /keuhn sid euhr euh beuhl/, adj. 1. rather large or great in size, distance, extent, etc.: It cost a considerable amount. We took a considerable length of time to decide. 2. worthy of respect, attention, etc.; important; distinguished: a… …   Universalium

  • Time slicing — is a technique used by the DVB H technology for achieving high power saving effect on terminal devices. It is based on the time multiplexed transmission of different services.DVB H transmits large pieces of data in bursts, allowing the receiver… …   Wikipedia


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