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up·time

 (ŭp′tīm′)
n.
The time during which a device, such as a computer, is functioning or available for use.

uptime

(ˈʌpˌtaɪm)
n
1. (Computer Science) commerce time during which a machine, such as a computer, actually operates
2. (Mechanical Engineering) commerce time during which a machine, such as a computer, actually operates

up•time

(ˈʌpˌtaɪm)

n.
the time during which a machine is operating or an employee is working.
[1955–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.uptime - a period of time when something (as a machine or factory) is functioning and available for use
factory, manufactory, manufacturing plant, mill - a plant consisting of one or more buildings with facilities for manufacturing
period, period of time, time period - an amount of time; "a time period of 30 years"; "hastened the period of time of his recovery"; "Picasso's blue period"
24/7 - uptime is 24 hours a day 7 days a week
downtime - a period of time when something (as a machine or factory) is not operating (especially as a result of malfunctions)
Translations

uptime

[ˈʌptaɪm] Ntiempo m de operación

uptime

n (of machine)Betriebszeit f
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