timing - definition and synonyms

 
noun 

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/ˈtaɪmɪŋ/
singulartiming
pluraltimings
  1. 1
    [uncountable] the skill or luck that is involved in doing something at the most suitable moment
    perfect/good timing:

    The decision came, with perfect timing, just before his speech.

    bad timing:

    This is bad timing, as emotions are running high.

  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] the date or time when something happens or is planned to happen

    They objected to the timing of the election.

    factors affecting the timing of births

  3. 3
    [uncountable] the regular times at which things happen in a series in a car engine

    ignition timing