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Time: Time is measured by the rotation of the Earth with respect to some point in the celestial sphere and may be designated as sidereal, solar, or lunar, according to whether the measurement is t . . . View Full Definition
Time Out: A 30-second stoppage of play during which a team and coach can discuss strategy. Each team is allowed one time out per game.
On-Call Time: Used to define periods of time when an employee is off duty but is required to remain on or close to the company premises or to respond to a call or page within a specified period of time, r . . . View Full Definition
Paid Time Off (PTO): A benefit program granting employees a specific number of vacation or personal days off which that are paid by the employer. The number of days is generally based on the employer’s policy fo . . . View Full Definition