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downtime in Computers topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdowntimedown‧time /ˈdaʊntaɪm/ noun [uncountable] 🔊 🔊 1 TDthe time when a computer is not working2 (also down time) informal a period of time when you have finished what you were doing, and you can relax or do something that you had not originally planned to do 🔊 Often, during semesters, you have down time when you can do some exercise.downtime adjective 🔊 downtime activities for teachers
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downtimeThe group intends to have System V achieve a downtime of about five minutes a year by 1999.They involve design, materials, coordination, downtime on equipment, and evaluation.Anyone working in an office setting knows this is a period of extreme downtime when little gets done.Needing less downtime than my subject, I have plenty of spare energy.If the provider has a single connection to the outside world, ask how often it fails and the length of downtime.They are relatively expensive items - but not compared to plant downtime.