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time sense

the faculty by which the passage of time is appreciated.

time sense

The ability to detect differences in time intervals.
See also: sense
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Minute after minute passed unnoted; he had lost his sense of time.
Levin lost all sense of time, and could not have told whether it was late or early now.
The hall clock striking two recalled them to the sense of time.
He had no sense of time, and was so full of adventures that all I have told you about him is only a halfpenny-worth of them.
All sense of time is lost in the monotony of ex- pectation, of hope, and of desire--which is only one: Get the ship to the southward
With so well-trained a hand and eye, such perfect adroitness and practice in every art which could promote neatness and comfort, and keep out of sight every disagreeable incident of sickness,--with such a perfect sense of time, such a clear, untroubled head, such exact accuracy in remembering every prescription and direction of the doctors,-- she was everything to him.
But even the Japanese who are in the Philippines are known to be punctual, which tells us that there's more to their sense of time than the infrastructure that enables it.
He describes how the brain remembers the past to predict the future, how it is a machine that tells time, how it creates the sense of time, and how it allows people to mentally travel back and forth in time, and discusses circadian rhythms; the subjective sense of time, including time compression and dilation; the role of timing in language and music; how the brain tells time; and the physical and mental nature and physics of time, whether physics and neuroscience are compatible in their perspectives, including their spatialization of time, and the concept of consciousness.
Maddi and Sofia take center stage in this adorably rendered tale, and that they are put so expertly in a social context with a definitive sense of time and place confirms that Brandt and Vogel are masters of their medium.
Set a decade on from "Hope," during the Boorman surrogate's compulsory military service, "Queen" never reaches the lyrical heights of its predecessor, but benefits from a vividly realized sense of time and place and a gallery of colorful supporting characters burnished with the warm glow of memory.
LYSERGIC acid diethylamide ( LSD), colloquially known as Acid, is a semisynthetic psychedelic drug, well known for its psychological effects which can include altered thinking processes, closed and open eye visuals, synesthesia, an altered sense of time and spiritual experiences.
The neurologist will tell you that our sense of time comes from the striatum - a lump of tissue in your forebrain which creates the sensation of time passing (when you're waiting for a train, for example), but the physicist will tell you there is another thing called time which has nothing to do with the sense of time in your brain, and this form of time is a dimension of space that can be warped by gravitational fields and possibly reversed.