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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.
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International Paper is taking the longer-than-usual down time at the Springfield mill to repair the boiler; it is not related to general business conditions, Sawyer, the International Paper spokeswoman, said.
[Y.sub.i] = [Y.sub.i] + (b-a); If break down time interval has effect on machine [Y.sub.i].
He added: "There is very little of practical value that can be done during stand down time.
'The current provision for stand down time allows firefighters to rest for 14 hours during a 48 hour, eight day cycle in addition to meals which is only disturbed for emergency calls.
SSWM was sought by this client for its underground bioremediation solutions, which can often treat contaminants "in place" without soil excavation, thus minimizing manufacturing down time while eliminating the source of the problem.
Many bands and DJ's can facilitate crowd participation and interaction and help eliminate down time.
The simple and colorful names given to "worms" and other viruses unleashed against computers around the world only hint at the damage they can do, primarily in knocking out systems and costing corporations big sums in down time and emergency restoration.
ELASLON plates minimize press down time and increase your production capability.
Claricon has now extended the capability of the CLARiNET SCANPOINT module to allow data capture for the causes of down time. This is a vital for the determining efficiency, but the reasons for down-time are seldom logged due to the fact that the infrastructure for doing so is rarely available.
Hartley was in the thick of it, part of a peripatetic pack who shuttled from combat zone to combat zone--Ethiopia, Somalia, Sudan, Rwanda--filing dispatches to deadline and partying hard in his down time. When not following Ethiopian rebels through the bush, or bearing witness to the Rwandan genocide, Hartley was usually "recovering" at "the Swiss Chalet," his sprawling house on the outskirts of Nairobi, more or less of an updated version of Karen Blixen's romantic retreat in the bush, where Hartley and his friends consumed drugs and pursued serial adventures with abandon.
Or must you make arrangements for off-site maintenance, which will increase your down time when the machines break down?
Awareness of our need to have "down time," rest periods and naps (ha!) is vital.