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downtime

Instrumentation The amount of time a device is nonoperational, due to failure, malfunction, servicing needs, or shutdown. See Crash, Mean time between failure.

down·time

(down'tīm)
As used in emergency medical service parlance, temporal duration from cardiac arrest until beginning of cardiopulmonary resuscitation or advanced cardiac life support.

down·time

(down'tīm)
As used in emergency medical service parlance, temporal duration from cardiac arrest until beginning cardiopulmonary resuscitation or advanced cardiac life support.

downtime,

n the time interval during which a device is malfunctioning or inoperative.
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The mill will be taking extended down time at a time when the pulp and paper industry is struggling in the global economic downturn.
Preventative maintenance repairs made at the end of a shift cost less in down time than emergency repairs made during a shift.
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He added: "There is very little of practical value that can be done during stand down time.
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Simulation allows the students to make mistakes with little or no down time.
Although it is set up foremost to feed the shear, the handler gets little down time, as the crew finds other uses for it on those occasions when the shear is down.
Claricon has now extended the capability of the CLARiNET SCANPOINT module to allow data capture for the causes of down time.
Mine manager Frank Grebenc says the investment is paying off in reduced down time.
The soldiers needed something that could operate continuously whether they were moving or not, during down time or in combat.
We are very grateful to our technicians for the great job they have done maintaining these systems with little or no down time.
A retrofitted Universal or GA-11 is said to offer better images, reduced risk of extended down time and an impressive return on investment, according to the literature.