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What is a timeslice?

A timeslice is a designated period used to quantify the allocation of Coretime as a range of time on the Polkadot Network. This is integral to the scheduling and management of core resources for various tasks within Polkadot. Timeslices allow for a core owner to split up their blockspace at regular or irregular intervals depending on their or their buyer's preference, e.g., "I want blockspace every 6 seconds between Jan 1, 10:00 UTC and Jan 2, 10:00 UTC" or "I want blockspace every 10 minutes for a period of 30 seconds."