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dwell time

the time that something therapeutic or diagnostic remains inside a patient's body. In peritoneal dialysis, the time needed for the dialysis solution to remain in the body for equilibration to be reached on the two sides of the membrane.

dwell time

The length of time a therapeutic substance will be retained in the body.
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The discussed improvements have been obtained using very short Dwell Times, with respect to the ones used in the standard strategy, that suffer for low combustion stability and reliability over time.
In the hospitality sector, business customers will be able to deploy Mobility IQ to assess when food and beverage traffic is declining to trigger promotions, monitor dwell time to manage staffing needs and receive alerts when VIP guests enter the premises, among other activities.
Probably the single most influential factor the assembler can control is the dwell time on the wave.
There are various opinions on the minimum dwell times required during temperature cycle tests for lead-free solder.
Users can select views from a desired camera instantly or can program the system for automatic sequencing with preset dwell times.
Losses are minimised because transfer speeds and dwell times are controlled automatically, significantly lowering system running costs over time.
All options are fully programmable from force, travel, distance, speed, cycling, and dwell times.
Longer dwell times are a major factor in producing a quality tablet, especially when compressing a difficult formulation.
For maximum peeling control, dwell times and abrasive liners in each drum can be easily changed to handle specific potato characteristics.
This flexibility increases the probability of identification by allowing longer dwell times and more frequent revisits.
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To combat the problem of disproportionate heating at the center, MDC offers three center-sweep speed settings, permitting the beam to travel faster through the center of the crucible than anywhere else, thus equalizing net dwell times.