Also, at this or that stage of the game. At this (that) step, phase, or position in a process or activity, as in I’m not sure if you can help at this stage, but perhaps you can pitch in later, or I don’t need an assistant at this stage of the game. The variant uses game in the sense of “a particular process or activity.” [ Early 1800s ]
- At times
the system of those sequential relations that any event has to any other, as past, present, or future; indefinite and continuous duration regarded as that in which events succeed one another. duration regarded as belonging to the present life as distinct from the life to come or from eternity; finite duration. (sometimes initial capital letter) […]
- At top speed
rapidity in moving, going, traveling, proceeding, or performing; swiftness; celerity: the speed of light; the speed of sound. relative rapidity in moving, going, etc.; rate of motion or progress: full speed ahead. full, maximum, or optimum rate of motion: The car gets to speed in just nine seconds. Automotive. a transmission gear ratio. Photography. Also […]
- At variance
the state, quality, or fact of being variable, divergent, different, or anomalous. an instance of varying; difference; discrepancy. Also called mean square deviation. Statistics. the square of the standard deviation. Physics, Chemistry. the number of degrees of freedom of a system. Law. a difference or discrepancy, as between two statements or documents in law that […]
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