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  Kids.Net.Au - Encyclopedia > List of time periods
This is a list of named time periods defined in verious fields of study.
This list is under construction: the eventual aim is for it to be a compendium of names of eras and epochs in all fields of study
See periodization for a discussion of the tendency to try to fit history into non-overlapping periods.
www.kids.net.au /encyclopedia-wiki/li/List_of_time_periods   (435 words)

  List of time periods - Wikipedia
This is a list of named time periods defined in verious fields of study.
This list is under construction: the eventual aim is for it to be a compendium of names of eras and epochs in all fields of study
The "human" timescale covers the time that humans have existed, usually taken to be from about 250,000 years ago - when Homo Sapiens[?] began to develop.
wikipedia.findthelinks.com /li/List_of_time_periods.html   (411 words)

 Digg API wiki / BasicConcepts
For the List Events endpoint, the implicit time period is currently "the last hour." This may change from time to time, so your application should look to the min_date and/or max_date properties of the root element of the response for the time period applied.
Often, an implicit time period is not used, when the request is limited to, for example, a single user or a single story.
The end of the implicit time period can be found in the timestamp property of the root element of the response--it'll be close to the time when the request was received.
apidoc.digg.com /BasicConcepts   (1193 words)

  CalendarHome.com - Geologic time scale - Calendar Encyclopedia
The geologic time scale is used by geologists and other scientists to describe the timing and relationships between events that have occurred during the history of the Earth.
Different spans of time on the time scale are usually delimited by major geologic or paleontologic events, such as mass extinctions.
For example, the boundary between the Cretaceous period and the Palaeogene period is defined by the extinction event that marked the demise of the dinosaurs and of many marine species.
encyclopedia.calendarhome.com /Geologic_timescale.htm   (1813 words)

  Time - ExampleProblems.com
Time is also a matter of significant social importance, having economic value ("time is money") as well as personal value due to an awareness of the limited time in each day and in our lives.
Regularly recurring events and objects with apparently periodic motion have long served as standards for units of time - such as the apparent motion of the sun across the sky, the phases of the moon, the swing of a pendulum.
However, some aspects of time use are relatively stable over long periods of time, such as the amount of time spent traveling to work, which despite major changes in transport, has been observed to be about 20-30 minutes one-way for a large number of cities over a long period of time.
www.exampleproblems.com /wiki/index.php/Time   (1717 words)

 time periods : Search Results : GoodSearch : Search the Internet with GoodSearch and support your favorite charity or ...
the Dark Ages and is a utopian time period in one sense and dystopian in another.
Time period definitions now allow you to have more control over when such...
time (in seconds) and a period (as a string) and determines whether the time point falls within the time period,...
www.goodsearch.com /Search.aspx?Keywords=time+periods   (306 words)

 Earth Floor: Geologic Time
The ages in years of the different geological time periods are found by measuring the absolute ages of many rocks from all of the different periods.
The steps of the Staircase of Time are drawn to be almost the same size, so you might think that the time periods are the same length, but they are not.
The absolute ages of rocks taken from the different time periods have shown that the time periods were of greatly differing lengths.
www.cotf.edu /ete/modules/msese/earthsysflr/ages.html   (465 words)

 Informat.io on List Of Time Periods
This list is poorly defined, unverified or indiscriminate.
Geologic time units are (in order of descending specificity) eons, eras, periods, epochs, and ages; and the corresponding chronostratigraphic units, which measure "rock-time", are eonothems, erathems, systems, series, and stages.
A common characteristic of most known calendars is that they measure time in relation to a particular point in history, known as the epoch date.
www.informat.io /?title=list-of-time-periods   (779 words)

 List of time periods - Glasgledius   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This is a list of named time periods defined in verious fields of study.
This list is under construction: the eventual aim is for it to be a compendium of names of eras and epochs in all fields of study
The "human" timescale covers the time that humans have existed, usually taken to be from about 250,000 years ago - when Homo Sapiens[?] began to develop.
www.glasglow.com /e2/li/List_of_time_periods.html   (402 words)

 October 2002
Here is a short list of time periods that are relevant to Texas family law cases.
Time the marriage must have lasted in order to potentially qualify for spousal maintenance: 10 years.
Length of time child support must be paid: Until the child's 18th birthday or graduation from high school, whichever is later.
www.zoefamilylaw.com /CM/Newsletters/Newsletters16.asp   (352 words)

 Servers - WebHome - NTP   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The list of primary (stratum 1) and secondary (stratum 2) designates the NTP time servers available for public access under stated restrictions.
Time Server operators may add, and maintain, their own List entries after they register at the NTP Public Service Project web-site.
Time Server operators must be registered at the NTP Public Services Project web-site and must be on their List entry ACL to be able to edit their entries.
ntp.isc.org /bin/view/Servers/WebHome   (776 words)

 Period (geologic time) – periods of the Paleozoic Era - List of Items - MSN Encarta
Period (geologic time) – periods of the Paleozoic Era - List of Items - MSN Encarta
Period (geologic time) – periods of the Paleozoic Era
, first division of the Paleozoic Era of the geologic time scale, spanning an interval of about 46 million years, from 542 million to...
encarta.msn.com /refedlist_210048558_0/Cambrian_Period.html   (49 words)

 Alarm alerting method and apparatus (US5926100)
The list includes contact numbers, wherein each contact number has a corresponding contact person, delay time, and a contact day and time for when each contact number should be used.
Upon a successful match, a contact person corresponding to the matched contact day and time is notified using a contact number corresponding to the matched contact day and time.
A next contact number is selected and used from the list until the alarm is reset.
www.delphion.com /details?pn=US05926100__   (292 words)

 ONLamp.com -- Establishing Good Password Policies
List of time periods during which logins are allowed.
List of time periods during which logins are disallowed.
List of ttys and ttygroups that users in the class may not use for access.
www.onlamp.com /pub/a/bsd/2001/01/17/FreeBSD_Basics.html   (1994 words)

 Astronomical Times
Several important time scales still follow the rotation of the earth, most notably civil and sidereal time, but of these are now derived from atomic time through a combination of earth rotation theory and actual measurements of the earth's rotation and orientation.
Terrestrial Dynamic Time, which is tied to atomic time by a constant offset of 32.184 seconds, replaced ET at the beginning of 1984.
It might seem strange that UT1, a solar time, is determined by measuring the earth's rotation with respect to distant celestial objects, and GMST, a sidereal time, is derived from it.
www.cv.nrao.edu /~rfisher/Ephemerides/times.html   (2060 words)

 Acacia Fraternity | 22 Tips for Better Time Management
Estimate and list the time needed for studying each subject-generally two to three hours per credit per week.
Find your periods of peak efficiency and when you are likely to have the best study conditions.
Use periods when you are tired or when your environment is noisy for jobs or tasks that do not require much concentration.
www.acacia.org /timemgt_22tips.htm   (366 words)

 Digital Library Workshop in Egypt - Papers
With a list of ancient place names, tied to latitude and longitude, it would be possible for scholars to search large digital documents and find places where those names in the list appear in the text.
The creation of a list of named time periods is a lengthy process, especially if it requires scholars to scan, process, and identify thousands of such designations.
At the same time, they began the work of making a list of the government officials who were associated with the polygons of counties and prefectures.
www.sis.pitt.edu /~egyptdlw/papers/Lewis_Lancaster.html   (1431 words)

 List of themed timelines: List of time periods   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Cosmological time periods The cosmological timescale is the longest imaginable.
Human time periods The "human" timescale covers the time that humans have existed, usually taken to be from about 250,000 years ago - when Homo Sapiens began to develop.
However, different parts of the world entered these developmental stages at different times, so it is impossible to put firm dates on these periods.
famousscientists.biz /List_of_themed_timelines/List_of_time_periods.shtml   (297 words)

 List of time periods - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
List of time periods - Education - Information - Educational Resources - Encyclopedia - Music
Periodization for a discussion of the tendency to try to fit history into non-overlapping periods.
The Paleocene, the Eocene, and the Oligocene are also collectively known as the Paleogene.
www.music.us /education/L/List-of-time-periods.htm   (599 words)

 Dragonlance Nexus: Recommended Dragonlance Reading List - Products
While importance is a judgment call, we looked at which novels had the most impact on a particular time period, or covered important events that shaped world history—rather than events that were specific to a particular region of the world or some of the smaller stories.
Despite the fact that the setting has evolved significantly since the first novels were published, the War of the Lance time period is where the setting has its roots, and this is known on the list as the 'Classic' time period.
The Classic time period takes place 9,300 years after the beginning of recorded history, and the Historical period includes any novels that take place prior to 350 AC (roughly the start of the War of the Lance).
www.dlnexus.com /products/reading.aspx   (1440 words)

 UTO Help: Selecting Time Periods   (Site not responding. Last check: )
This means that your time data will appear along your x-axis with the most recent to the right of the previous month – a useful tool when graphing or charting market trends over time.
With relative time periods, if you save the report and then reload it, you'll get the time periods relative to the current time period, not the period in effect when you saved the report.
For example, if the base period is January 2005, there are 3 previous periods selected, and there is a lag of 2, then the months on the report would be January 2005, November 2004, September 2004, and July 2004.
www.usatradeonline.gov /usatrade.nsf/ref/h_Select_Time?OpenDocument   (1466 words)

 International standard date and time notation
A single leap second 23:59:60 is inserted into the UTC time scale every few years as announced by the International Earth Rotation Service in Paris, to keep UTC from wandering away more than 0.9 s from the less constant astronomical time scale UT1, which is defined by the actual rotation of the earth.
In case an unambiguous representation of time is required, 00:00 is usually the preferred notation for midnight and not 24:00.
Please consider the 12h time to be a relic from the dark ages when Roman numerals were used, the number zero had not yet been invented and analog clocks were the only known form of displaying a time.
www.cl.cam.ac.uk /~mgk25/iso-time.html   (2932 words)

 login.conf(5) - login class capability database
times.deny entries consist of a comma-separated list of time periods during which the users in a class are allowed to be logged in.
If both of these time lists are empty, users in the class are allowed access at any time.
If both lists are given and are non-empty, the user is restricted to those devices allowed by ttys.allow that are not available by ttys.deny.
www.gsp.com /cgi-bin/man.cgi?section=5&topic=login.conf   (1408 words)

 lesson > Periods
This is a list of named time periods defined in various fields of study.
This is a list of the main divisions by continent and region.
Irregular periods are a common symptom of perimenopause, the time before menopause itself.
www.tase.org.tw /lesson/Periods.asp   (255 words)

 Joda Time - Java date and time API - User Guide
A period can only be resolved to an exact number of milliseconds by specifying the instant (including chronology and time zone) it is relative to.
Periods are not associated with either a chronology or a time zone.
Periods can be added to an instant, or to either end of an interval to change those objects.
joda-time.sourceforge.net /userguide.html   (3281 words)

 PHP: time - Manual
Returns the current time measured in the number of seconds since the Unix Epoch (January 1 1970 00:00:00 GMT).
It has issues with times greater than a day (div by 0).
I also added recursion to produce a result similar to "2 decades 6 months 3 weeks 2 days 6 hours 56 minutes 52 seconds" when input a timestamp from 1986.
us3.php.net /time   (838 words)

 Change Over Time   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Circle,underline, and use brackets to highlight the key words that list the time periods and the actors in the cause-and-effect chain.
In the case of change-over-time, you should note each period listed in the question, the original condition, what changed about it over the time period, what did not change, how you would interpret the significance of the change or continuity.
Be sure as you go along that you are using examples to illustrate each time period and each culture region within each time period, if you are to write about more than one world area.
rhs.rocklin.k12.ca.us /academics/rodonnell/Change-Over-Time-page.html   (232 words)

 directopedia : Directory : Reference : Time
Starting in 2007, "daylight time" will be observed from the second Sunday in March to the first Sunday in November, adding about a month to the current daylight saving time (the first Sunday in April to the last Sunday in October).
Time management is the organization of tasks or events by first estimating how much time a task will take to be completed, when it must be completed, and then adjusting events that would interfere with its completion so that completion is reached in the appropriate amount of time.
Arlie Russell Hochschild and Norbert Elias have written on the use of time from a sociological perspective.
www.directopedia.org /directory/Reference-Time.shtml   (2545 words)

 Norfolk Academy   (Site not responding. Last check: )
That script should include the literature from the time period and background music as well as information about the history and culture of the time.
While it is important to include music that should be a reflection of the time period chosen, it is important to use music only to enhance the presentation.
Time Requirement: The presentation must be a minimum of 2 ½ minutes.
www.norfolkacademy.org /stu_proj/litsurvey   (455 words)

Dates must appear in chronological order and all time periods must be accounted for; leave no gaps of time.
If there were periods of unemployment due to your status as a student or for other reasons, list those time periods as "Unemployed".
A physician may be listed if he or she can comment beyond treating you as a patient.
www.fbi.gov /employment/booklet/tips.htm   (571 words)

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