dwell time


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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.
See also: time
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As discussed above, this paper investigates the effect of dwell time variations on the combustion process, the goal being to obtain a benefit in terms of combustion noise or combustion efficiency.
93 CLABSIs per 1,000 catheter days, the researchers did not find a positive correlation between dwell time and CLABSI risk from PICCs.
When user's dwell time on a page exceeds a predetermined threshold, the value of the dwell time will be set to the maximum.
According to figure 4 it is obvious that lowest wear rate has been attained when the D sample was tested, which can lead us to the conclusion that the most appropriate SPS parameters were T=1100 [degrees]C and dwell time t=10 min.
That's an awful lot of extra dwell time the copper might not be able to tolerate.
Adjustments also exist for dwell time and dipping angle.
When the solenoid is de-energized (after a dwell time that allows a few sheets to gather on top of the tag), the cylinder which fed the stock out retracts, cutting the tag off.
Many different variables including solder alloy mixes, solder fluxes, board finishes, manufacturing process variables, component finishes, packaging, and test variables such as stress type, temperature range, and dwell time affect the testing.
Prolonging the dwell time in the DST nip to enhance polymer flow may not be a promising solution because of the problem of sticking.
However, part of this elastic energy will contribute to elastic recovery if a dwell time is applied.
The dwell time provides equilibration of solutes for diffusion and osmosis to take place.