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[pocket watch] The concept of time is a measurement of the duration of events within the past, present, future, and arguably, eternity. Time is often referred to as the fourth dimension.[1] People assume that time is a straight progression from cause to effect but actually it is from a non-linear, non-subjective view point. It is more like a big ball of wibbly wobbly timey wimey stuff.[2] But more realistically, it is seen as a nonspatial continuum in which events occur in apparently irreversible succession from the past through the present to the future.[3]

List of units

The most common ways to measure time includes the following:[4]

  • Seconds
  • Minutes
  • Hours
  • Days
  • Weeks
  • Fortnights
  • Months
  • Years

Time measurement divices

Throughout the history of time, himans have created various time measurement devices. This includes: