Apparent time

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Apparent time See Time.
    • Apparent time the time of day reckoned by the sun, or so that 12 o'clock at the place is the instant of the transit of the sun's center over the meridian.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The blow of a whale has a strong, foul odor. It apparently smells like a combination of spoiled fish and old oil. Because whales have such terrible breath, sailors believed at one time that a whiff of it could cause brain disorders.
    • Apparent time true solar time as shown by a carefully adjusted sun-dial
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. tíma; cf. Ice. tími; and Tide.

Usage

In literature:

The "People's Journal" comes nearer being a fair sign of the times than any other publication of England, apparently, if we except Punch.
"At Home And Abroad" by Margaret Fuller Ossoli
He was just in time to see that a heavy object, apparently a box, was being lowered from the library window on to the ladder.
"In Clive's Command" by Herbert Strang
The odd seconds set down above, arose by reducing the time, as given by the watch, to apparent time.
"A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Volume 16" by Robert Kerr
Blanche quietly, and with no apparent intention, resumed her chair; and this time Crombie took a seat without waiting to be invited again.
"Short Story Classics (American) Vol. 2" by Various
It was a time of turbulent unrest and apparent utter confusion.
"Bolshevism" by John Spargo
And yet the compensations of calamity are made apparent to the understanding also, after long intervals of time.
"Essays" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
But tongues were loosened somewhat by that time, and her change of attitude did not apparently affect the guests.
"The Safety Curtain, and Other Stories" by Ethel M. Dell
The apparent localization of his subjects in time and place is an illusion.
"Artist and Public" by Kenyon Cox
The last time those who sat under him saw a man apparently in the full vigour of rugged health.
"Fifth Avenue" by Arthur Bartlett Maurice
He must be obsessed with Gerda; he thought of her, apparently, all the time he was talking about other things.
"Dangerous Ages" by Rose Macaulay
For a time a death-like silence reigned, the enemy being apparently thunderstruck at the awful disaster.
"The Story of the Guides" by G. J. Younghusband
The anchor dragged a short time, and finally caught apparently in a cleft of the rocks.
"Notes of a Twenty-Five Years' Service in the Hudson's Bay Territory" by John M'lean
Except that they could eliminate Sinbad, since the cat had been in custody during the time Stotz had apparently contracted the disease.
"Plague Ship" by Andre Norton
Apparently the Ptolemaic system, which prevailed at that time, was displeasing to him.
"Theodicy" by G. W. Leibniz
The settlement of the County was necessarily by progressive though, at times, apparently simultaneous steps.
"History and Comprehensive Description of Loudoun County, Virginia" by James W. Head
If, in course of time, all this information is transferred to our native tongue, the necessity apparently ceases.
"Practical Essays" by Alexander Bain
But now for Sylvia came a time of contentment, apparently beyond anything which had ever come into her life.
"The Shoulders of Atlas" by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Apparently, it saw him for the first time.
"The Way of the Wild" by F. St. Mars
The apparent moodiness that at times characterizes this period may be due to poor health.
"Religious Education in the Family" by Henry F. Cope
Thus, to use a metaphor, time would apparently have deeper roots in reality than has nature.
"The Concept of Nature" by Alfred North Whitehead
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In news:

New York Times media reporter Brian Stelter finally did his laundry yesterday, something he apparently hasn't done since 2008 or 2009.
The bean sprouts are apparently added at the same time, making them soft and mushy.
He might not have found a mate but he apparently had a very good time anyway.
Over the weekend, the time frame apparently dawned on my mother, because she has gone into, like, super spin drive.
Fall tends to be my favorite time of year, a sentiment many wine lovers apparently share.
Just in time for a wave of (mostly thwarted) homegrown US terrorism: Al-Qaida has apparently launched a new magazine to move politically frustrated Muslim youth in the West down the road of violent extremism.
Goose Creek High won on the field in its South Carolina High School League football playoff game, but it subsequently lost in front of an SCHSL committee for the second time over its use of an apparently ineligible player.
She apparently suffered another nip slip, this time while she was performing on stage in Italy.
She's certainly been incognito, but Casey Anthony was spotted and photographed for the first time since she left jail- apparently in Ohio at an Old Navy Store.
Other times, it's less apparent.
That apparently now includes the winningest college football coach of all time.
One of my test systems lost connectivity, apparently due to partial malware removal by Panda 's real-time component.
Cars parking in the slanted parking spaces on South Main Street in front of Main Bowl have apparently been violating state and local code for some time.
Jim Parsons , the Emmy-winning actor who plays Sheldon Cooper on "The Big Bang Theory," apparently let the New York Times quietly out him.
Well apparently the time you take in setting the ringtones is less time spent telling someone what kind of person you are.
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In science:

The realization that well-posedness is important goes back to Hadamard in the first half of the twentieth century and it apparently took some time for mathematicians to be convinced.
Applications of the theory of evolution equations to general relativity
This apparent regularity reflects the integrability of continuous-time limit of the map with two sites and is sharp contrast to the case of three or more sites as studied in the subsequent sections.
Random Wandering Around Homoclinic-like Manifolds in Symplectic Map Chain
Written as in Eq.(2.2) ϕ2 (X ) is not apparently covariant since the integrations are done on a fixed time sheet.
Critical properties of $\Phi^4_{1+1}$-theory in Light-Cone Quantization
While systematic errors could be responsible, there is apparently evidence for burst activity at or below the three minute time scale.
A Search for Gamma-Ray Bursts and Pulsars, and the Application of Kalman Filters to Gamma-Ray Reconstruction
In Fig. 21 we gather the estimated linearization times for the elements of the ‘P-sequence’ and the ISCO and compare them with the time for the formation of a common apparent horizon.
Modeling gravitational radiation from coalescing binary black holes
However, this has been an open problem for Lorentzian metrics, apparently for some time, cf. , for instance.
Cheeger-Gromov Theory and Applications to General Relativity
During epochs in which the CRF is low, large intervals of time will elapse with only a small increase in apparent CR exposure age.
The Spiral Structure of the Milky Way, Cosmic Rays, and Ice Age Epochs on Earth
In panel (A), it is apparent that the larger tube is less buoyant; during the time interval ∆t = 103 tA between the first and last points on the tra jectory, the radial position of the ring only increases from r0 = 0.232 R∗ to r = 0.275 R∗ .
Magnetic Fields in Massive Stars. II. The Buoyant Rise of Magnetic Flux Tubes Through the Radiative Interior
It is apparent that rings with smaller values of β0 and a0 generally traverse the radiative envelope in less time than do rings that are less strongly magnetized and have larger cross-sectional radii (see also Moss 1989).
Magnetic Fields in Massive Stars. II. The Buoyant Rise of Magnetic Flux Tubes Through the Radiative Interior
This is also apparent in Fig.1 of Valageas et al. (2002) which gives the time evolution of the phase diagram of Fig.1.
The phase-diagram of the IGM and the entropy floor of groups and clusters: are clusters born warm?
Note also that for time-symmetric data the condition (32) for an apparent horizon is equivalent to the tracelessness of the extrinsic curvature of σ .
Close encounters of black holes
Hence for time symmetric data apparent horizons are minimal surfaces.
Close encounters of black holes
It is apparent that the Coulomb interaction cannot transport the internal energy of heated protons into electrons to achieve energy equipartition (Totani 1999), because the time scale of the Coulomb interaction is much longer than the dynamical time scale.
Photon Emission in a Cascade from Relativistic Protons Initiated by Residual Thermal Photons in Gamma-Ray Bursts
The ‘apparent’ transformations of the spatial distances (the Lorentz contraction) and the temporal distances (the dilatation of time) are elaborated in detail in and (see also ), and in I have also discussed in the tensor formalism the ‘apparent’ transformations of the 3D vectors E and B.
The Proof that the Standard Transformations of E and B are not the Lorentz Transformations. Clifford Algebra Formalism
The ‘apparent’ transformations relate, in fact, the quantities from ’3+1’ space and time (spatial and temporal distances and 3D vectors E and B) and not well-defined 4D quantities.
The Proof that the Standard Transformations of E and B are not the Lorentz Transformations. Clifford Algebra Formalism
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