temporal relation

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Noun1.temporal relation - a relation involving time
relation - an abstraction belonging to or characteristic of two entities or parts together
antecedent, forerunner - anything that precedes something similar in time; "phrenology was an antecedent of modern neuroscience"
chronology - an arrangement of events in time
synchroneity, synchronicity, synchronisation, synchronism, synchronization, synchronizing, synchrony - the relation that exists when things occur at the same time; "the drug produces an increased synchrony of the brain waves"
asynchronism, asynchrony, desynchronisation, desynchronization, desynchronizing - the relation that exists when things occur at unrelated times; "the stimulus produced a desynchronizing of the brain waves"
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Traditionally, the temporal relation between two subsequent sentences in a Reichenbachian approach is realized by "anchoring" the reference (or evaluation) point of the second sentence to the reference (or evaluation) point of the first sentence.
The analysis that follows is based on the assumption that the connective before, like its French counterpart avant que, triggers the presupposition that the eventuality referred to by the subordinate clause exists in space and time when (and because) the connective expresses a temporal relation.
The task employed in the current study requires an individual to abstract the temporal relation between stimuli and to respond to temporal relations in the presence of specific stimuli, but it does not require the individual to remember any stimuli or to satisfy simultaneous relations as would be required to operationalize the levels of relational complexity proposed by Halford.
For example, it is possible that, in the 4-s delay group and the 4-s and 10-s tone groups, the temporal relation of the reinforcer to operative responses was responsible for both short-term (i.
Temporal expressions are used in describing events and the temporal relation between events assist in temporal ordering of events.
Responding in accordance with the above rule requires following the correct sequence of actions, deriving the appropriate temporal relation between them.
Finally, the temporal relation expresses a subsequent occurrence.
The presence of Howell-Jolly body-like inclusions had a clear temporal relation with initiation of ganciclovir therapy.
The decision to give Pentacel vaccine should be based on the potential benefits and risks; if Guillain-Barre syndrome has occurred within 6 weeks of receipt of a prior vaccine containing tetanus toxoid; or if adverse events have occurred in temporal relation to receipt of pertussis-containing vaccine.
In English, we have additional constraints: (i) E cannot be in a temporal relation with a moment other than R or S, or (ii) with another event.
However, this generic 'scientific' distance effects a domination of that identity-myth in truth-form, which is allied to its temporal relation to the Kelly events.
and the Food and Drug Administration updated the package insert, listing previous GBS as a new contraindication to the vaccine and warning clinicians of a possible temporal relation with GBS.

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