From King Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Transport, Education
timetabletime‧ta‧ble1 /ˈtaɪmˌteɪbəl/ ●●● W3 noun [countable] 1 TT British English a list of the times at which buses, trains, planes etc arrive and leave SYN schedule American Englisha railway/train/bus timetable2 SEa list of the times of classes in a school, college etc SYN schedule American English3 TIME THAT IS PLANNEDa plan of events and activities, with their dates and times SYN scheduletimetable for The Council has set out a timetable for returning to civilian rule.
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timetableHe gave no indication of a timetable for the approval of the changes.Their purpose would be to set a timetable for the conversion of British cars to low-octane fuel.It was understood that the conference would also draw up a timetable for elections.At the beginning of each year a timetable is prepared and each year group follows a clearly defined, predetermined curriculum.Have you got the new bus timetable for this year?Amoco said that the effect on the commissioning timetable of the loss of the flotel had still to be assessed.Party leaders met to discuss a new constitution and an electoral timetable.From Monday to Thursday debates are held according to a ritual that is governed by the translators' strict and legitimate timetables.Teachers will be giving out copies of the new timetable in the first class today.I had responsibilities: timetables, deadlines.Public hearing participation was clearly limited by the timetable and invitation list adopted by city staff.The timetable said there was another train at 6.15.Train services shown in this timetable are subject to alteration or cancellation at short notice.a railway/train/bus timetableThen he looked in a railway timetable for a town that he did not know.The fate map should be regarded rather like a train timetable - it tells you only what will normally happen.We know that a war can start over a telegram, a railway timetable or the ear of some one called Jenkins.
Related topics: Education
timetabletimetable2 verb British English 1 [transitive]TIME THAT IS PLANNED to plan that something will happen at a particular time in the future SYN schedule The carnival parade is timetabled for 12.00 on both days.2 [intransitive, transitive]SE to arrange the times at which classes will take place in a school or college SYN schedule American English The course is timetabled for one period each week. Art students have very few timetabled hours.Grammar Timetable is usually passive.timetabling noun [uncountable]
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timetableBy 1800 wagon services were numerous enough in most parts of the country to be timetabled.His afternoons were much less predictable, and that was also when the bulk of Karen's contact hours were timetabled.The real initiative for timetabling Bills must come from Opposition parties.The Centre should be timetabled for operational use by students and formally supervised by a designated member of staff.For example, disabled students can be timetabled into ground floor rooms.
From King Business Dictionarytimetabletime‧ta‧ble /ˈtaɪmˌteɪbəl/ noun [countable]1a plan giving dates and times when events will take place or things must be doneSYNSCHEDULEIt is your responsibility to produce the report according to the timetable agreed with us.timetable forThey drew up a timetable for the development of a prototype.2TRAVELa list of the times at which buses, trains, planes etc arrive and leaveSYNSCHEDULE AmEA full railway timetable is available on the Internet.timetabled adjectivePenalties are paid by operating companies for failing to run timetabled trains.