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time -- time a computation

Synopsis

Description

time e evaluates e, prints the amount of cpu time used, and returns the value of e.
i1 : time 3^30
     -- used 3.201e-6 seconds

o1 = 205891132094649

See also

For the programmer

The object time is a keyword.