point in time


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Noun1.point in time - an instant of time; "at that point I had to leave"
quantity, measure, amount - how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
distance - a remote point in time; "if that happens it will be at some distance in the future"; "at a distance of ten years he had forgotten many of the details"
particular date, date - a particular but unspecified point in time; "they hoped to get together at an early date"
deadline - the point in time at which something must be completed
arrival time, time of arrival - the time at which a public conveyance is scheduled to arrive at a given destination
departure time, time of departure - the time at which a public conveyance is scheduled to depart from a given point of origin
midterm - middle of an academic term or a political term in office
full term, term - the end of gestation or point at which birth is imminent; "a healthy baby born at full term"
midterm - the middle of the gestation period
moment, instant, minute, second - a particular point in time; "the moment he arrived the party began"
run-time - the time at which a (software or multimedia) program is run
commencement, get-go, offset, outset, showtime, starting time, beginning, start, kickoff, first - the time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her"
middle - time between the beginning and the end of a temporal period; "the middle of the war"; "rain during the middle of April"
end, ending - the point in time at which something ends; "the end of the year"; "the ending of warranty period"
phase angle, phase - a particular point in the time of a cycle; measured from some arbitrary zero and expressed as an angle
show time - the point in time at which an entertainment (a movie or television show etc.) is scheduled to begin
then - that time; that moment; "we will arrive before then"; "we were friends from then on"
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The logic consistent in this determination is that in both instances the claimant can point to a distinct point in time when the injury occurred.
Isolation, he says, "is an appropriate and recognized process in a detention environment, especially if you have an individual who is a subject of an ongoing criminal investigation, and all these individuals are, or were at some point in time, the subject of a terrorist investigation.
At this point in time, no cases of SARS have been reported at LAX.