Time Concepts

Time is of fundamental importance in the quantification of the basic terms which were defined in other definitions found in this blog, for it is this factor which permits the attributes to be measured rather than described in merely qualitative terms. The usual measures of time –¬† the year, the month, the day, and the hour¬† form the basis for the computation of reliability. Where appropriate, the time concepts may be replaced by distance, cycles, operations or other quantities.

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