# Time – Definition, Facts, Rhymes, Examples | Learn How to Tell the Time?

Learning about time is most over discussing the weather, the calendar, and also the shape or letter or the number of the week or month. Many preschools teachers see this point as real instructional time and therefore the remainder of the day as playtime. In this article, you may study time definition, time units, rhymes on time.

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### Time – Definition

Time will be defined because of the dimension supported by which the evolution of any system takes place. It will be measured in terms of seconds, minutes, hours, days, weeks, months, and years.

Another way time definition is expressed because the occurrence of an incident before the given point of your time is thought of as past, the occurrence of an incident at that given point time is thought as the present, the occurrence of an incident at an indefinite time is thought as to future.

### Units of Time

Time SI unit is seconds. The time expressed in terms of seconds is given into tabular form is as shown below,

 1 minute 60 seconds 1 hour 60 minutes = 3600 seconds 1 day (24 hours) 86,400 seconds

### Rhymes on Time | Time Rhymes

(i) The large hand is busy,
But the little hand has power.
The large one counts the Minutes,
But the small one names the Hours.

When both hands stand at the highest together
It’s bound to be twelve ‘O clock.
But whether that’s twelve at Noon or twelve at Night time,
Depends on if it’s Dark or Light.

(ii) Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock,
Merrily sings the clock.
It’s time to work,
It’s time to Play,
So it sings throughout the day.
Tick-Tock, Tick-Tock,
Merrily sings the clock.

(iii) What does the clock on the hall say?
Tick tock, tick, tock.
What does the clock on the wall say?
Tick, tock, tick, tock, tick, tock, tick, tock.
What do little watches all say?
Tick-a, tick-a, tick-a, tick-a, tick-a, tick-a, tock!

(iv) The hour hand goes round and round,
Round and round,
Round and round.
The little hand goes round and round.
Slow, slow, slow.
The minute hand goes round and round,
Round and round,
Round and round.
The big hand goes round and round.
Quick, quick, quick.
The second’s hand goes round and round,
Round and round,
Round and round.
The second’s hand goes round and round.
Fast, fast, fast.

(v) I’m within the clock crew and I am okay!
I tick all night and that I tick all day.
I’ve got two hands, I’m having a ball,
Because I’ve got no arms at all!
My minute hand can move sixty minutes in one hour,
I’m the one with strength and power.
My small hand isn’t quite as fast.
If they were during a race, it might come last!
It takes so long just to get around (12 hours you know),
It’s careful, small, and slow.
Now meet my friends that help me tick-tock,
Half-past, quarter past, quarter to and o’clock.

(vi) The hands on the clock go round and round
Round and round, round and round
The hands-on clock go round and round
To help us tell the time.

The little hand goes from number to number
Number to number, number to number
The hour hand goes from number to number
To help us tell the time.

The minute hand goes around by fives
Around by fives, around by fives
The minute hand goes around by fives
To help us tell the time.

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