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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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