*A set of events, et-cetera. The times also dictate the overall future of things.
Mr. LETTERMAN : "Yeah but uh, the times--"
"Politicians and governments don't determine who's tomorrow's enemy."
"Then who does?"
2. a very real thing based on the movement of matter in the universe. Units of time are measured in something defined axiomatically such as the speed of light and a defined length.
2. It takes a certain amount of time for a photon to travel one foot, and under the same conditions it always takes that amount of time.