trigger delay

trig·ger de·lay

(trig'ĕr dĕ-lā')
Waiting period after each radio wave; the time between the radio wave and the beginning of data acquisition in magnetic resonance imaging.
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Light emission timing can also be controlled by setting the trigger delay and emission time.
The trigger delays were significantly larger with PSV compared to NAVA, and PSV was associated with significantly larger cycling-off delays compared with NAVA.
The rules also restrict the types of patents that brand-name drug makers can list with the federal government and bar "frivolous" patents, such as those on packaging that previously were used to trigger delays in generic competition, according to The Wall Street Journal and USA Today.