Duration noun - The period during which something exists, lasts, or is in progress.
Usage example: for the whole duration of the speech the bored audience fidgeted
Time noun - The period during which something exists, lasts, or is in progress.
Usage example: how much time will the project take?
Duration is a synonym for time in period topic. You can use "Duration" instead a noun "Time", if it concerns topics such as length, while, time period. popular alternative
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- The Khajiit, a cat-like race on Tamriel whose mythology was heavily steeped in the two moons, used those as a basis for time, despite time otherwise being non-linear through this event's duration.
Source: Time Crash
- In Skool Daze, there is an event where a student has the mumps and you must avoid all physical contact with him for the duration of break-time (a few minutes).
Source: Instant Illness
- In the same series, characters such as Death, his fellow Horsemen, and his granddaughter Susan, can move around "outside time" (time stops but duration continues).
Source: Time Stands Still
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