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delay

 [de-la´]
a postponement to a later time.
atrioventricular delay (AV delay) atrioventricular interval (def. 2).
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

delay

(dĕ-lā'),
1. In a medical sense, to put off for a time, either for clinical reasons or through physiologic dysfunction.
2. The elapsed time inherent in sense 1.
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de·lay

(dĕ-lā')
Postponement or deferral to a later time.
[O.Fr. deslaier, fr. Germanic]
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Now, keeping other parameters to be the same and assuming the logical effort of inverting latch to be 1.8, the updated value of TGFF is evaluated as D = 12.35 (absolute delay 160.55 ps).
The vector attenuator displays negligible group delay distortion and virtually no change in absolute delay with changes in control inputs.
Since the absolute delay of the sampling optical pulse is known, and the detection sensitivity is unchanged, the measured signal will also be delayed and attenuated.