pocket of time

pocket of time

n. a period of available time, as might be found between appointments. I had a pocket of time between stops that I used to get myself one of those incredibly expensive cups of coffee.
See also: of, pocket, time
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At first he's disappointed, but then other children seem to emerge from the rubble, and they transport him into their 'time loop', a pocket of time where the home still stands and the children have lived, ageless and forever.
As pianist Mitsuko Uchida once affirmed: 'Music gives you a totally different way of concentrating, and to have a pocket of time where you can forget about the reality of life.
They happened to sit in this horrible little pocket of time after Woodstock and before the punk revolution.
A Pocket of Time," "Pierrot," "In the Wand of the Wind," "Lady of the Harbor," "The Lamb," "Where the Music Comes From," "To an Isle in the Water," "Winter Hubris," "Jabberwocky," "Lied der Liebe," "Nults," "Autumn," "Evening," "The Darkling Thrush," "Last Letter Home," "Goodby, Goodby World," I Was There--Five Poems of Walt Whitman: "Beginning my Studies," "I Was There," "A Clear Midnight," "O Captain, My Captain
Whether supplying the delicate silken threads for "A Pocket of Time," the surging thunder of "In the Wand of the Wind," or anything in between, Hoiby is more than equal to the task.
The Dark Pocket of Time draws on extensive research of official correspondence, administrative forms and documents, as well as diaries of doctors in London and France.
But he added: "The pocket of time between that was fractions of seconds.
I've probably got a 15-year pocket of time to run about enjoying kicking a ball with my boy, so I really need to stop to get the best out of that.
In his little colony in the Philippines in that short pocket of time along 1976 and 1977, Francis Ford Coppola took risks.