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At the same time vs In the same time

at the same time

1. in addition; as well:

  • The method reduced the cost of processing information and at the same time accelerated the speed of producing data.

2. at the same moment; simultaneously:

  • The same stock may be quoted at the same time in the exchange markets of distant places.

3. nevertheless (is used to express reservation):

  • That’s all fine and well, but at the same time it seems increasingly unlikely that we will achieve these goals.

in the same timetaking the same amount of time:

  • This explains why a planet travels from point A to point B in the same time that it takes to cover the much shorter span between C and D.