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elapse

(i-laps′) [L. elapsus, slipped by]
Of time, to pass.
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So that in all probability a far longer period than 300 million years has elapsed since the latter part of the Secondary period.
And if in each separate territory, hardly any idea can be formed of the length of time which has elapsed between the consecutive formations, we may infer that this could nowhere be ascertained.
After sorting the tasks by time category, calculate the actual PPH rate by dividing the number of patients seen by the total elapsed time (in hours), and compare that to the potential PPH by dividing the number of patients seen by the total doctor time only.
of Suffern, New York, automatically change color from white to red after an elapsed period of time, indicating that the badge has expired.
Three years have now elapsed since many of ACA's standards visitors were trained in the current set of standards (1998 edition).
A surprising amount of work in the eighty or so years that have elapsed since Mies and Haring met to discuss architecture can be seen as an extension of their discussion.
Did you know that age may be less a matter of how much time has elapsed since you were born, than a matter of how you're living those years?
CONTAINER TERMINAL PERFORMANCE INDICATORS (Productivity in containers per hour) Five ports (Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, Fremantle) Port/Indicator Dec-97 Mar-98 Jun-98 Ships handled 963 909 845 Total containers 467,122 421,769 406,938 Crane rate 18.5 18.8 18.7 Elapsed rate 20.5 20.0 20.7 Net rate 24.3 23.4 24.7 Elapsed time not worked (%) 15.7 14.6 16.2 Port/Indicator Sep-98 Dec-98 Mar-99 Ships handled 1020 942 942 Total containers 493,502 477,744 448,224 Crane rate 19.1 18.9 19.9 Elapsed rate 20.7 21.9 23.1 Net rate 24.2 26.9 28.2 Elapsed time not worked (%) 14.5 18.8 17.9
Here's why: The dance is composed from a finely transient palette of human gestures summoning up vanishing states of mind and elapsed moments, as if offering a pointillistic reminiscence with an ever-shifting subject.
Here they experience months of wonderful and scary adventures, yet when they return home they discover no time elapsed at all!
Elapsed time, the fourth kind of time, is the cruelest time of all.
In these short-term tests the period of testing is kept below 0.3[t.sub.e] where [t.sub.e] is the period of elapsed time between quenching a sample from some elevated temperature [T.sub.[Alpha]] (at which the structure is at equilibrium with respect to the [Alpha]-process) and the instant of load application.