HyperDic: time_interval

English > 1 sense of the expression time interval:
NOUNtimetime interval, intervala definite length of time marked off by two instants
English > time interval: 1 sense > noun 1, time
MeaningA definite length of time marked off by two instants.
NarrowerabsenceThe time interval during which something or somebody is away
access time(computer science) the interval between the time data is requested by the system and the time the data is provided by the drive
cycle, rhythm, roundAn interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs
distance, spaceThe interval between two times / times
embolism, intercalationAn insertion into a calendar
eternityA seemingly endless time interval (waiting)
floatThe time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment
interim, meantime, meanwhile, lagThe time between one event, process, or period and another
interludeAn intervening period or episode
latent periodThe time that elapses before the presence of a disease is manifested by symptoms
lead timeThe time interval between the initiation and the completion of a production process
lunitidal intervalinterval between the moon's transit of a particular meridian and the next high tide at that meridian
pause, intermission, break, interruption, suspensionA time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
periodThe interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon
processing timeThe time it takes to complete a prescribed procedure
reaction time, response time, latency, latent periodThe time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it
rotational latency, latency(computer science) the time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head
seek time(computer science) the time it takes for a read/write head to move to a specific data track
time constant(electronics) the time required for the current or voltage in a circuit to rise or fall exponentially through approximately 63 per cent of its amplitude
time slot, slotA time assigned on a schedule or agenda
Broadermeasure, quantity, amountHow much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify

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