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time interval

Duration of a segment of time without reference to when the time interval begins or ends. Time intervals may be given in seconds of time or fractions thereof.
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Noun1.time interval - a definite length of time marked off by two instantstime interval - a definite length of time marked off by two instants
quantity, measure, amount - how much there is or how many there are of something that you can quantify
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; "access time is the sum of seek time and rotational latency and command processing overhead"
distance, space - the interval between two times; "the distance from birth to death"; "it all happened in the space of 10 minutes"
embolism, intercalation - an insertion into a calendar
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, slot - a time assigned on a schedule or agenda; "the TV program has a new time slot"; "an aircraft landing slot"
lunitidal interval - interval between the moon's transit of a particular meridian and the next high tide at that meridian
absence - the time interval during which something or somebody is away; "he visited during my absence"
pause, suspension, intermission, interruption, break - a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
interlude - an intervening period or episode
interim, meantime, meanwhile, lag - the time between one event, process, or period and another; "meanwhile the socialists are running the government"
latent period - the time that elapses before the presence of a disease is manifested by symptoms
latent period, reaction time, response time, latency - the time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it
eternity - a seemingly endless time interval (waiting)
cycle, round, rhythm - an interval during which a recurring sequence of events occurs; "the never-ending cycle of the seasons"
lead time - the time interval between the initiation and the completion of a production process; "the lead times for many publications can vary tremendously"; "planning is an area where lead time can be reduced"
period - the interval taken to complete one cycle of a regularly repeating phenomenon
float - the time interval between the deposit of a check in a bank and its payment
latency, rotational 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
processing time - the time it takes to complete a prescribed procedure; "they increased output by decreasing processing time"
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Step VI: Find the optimal schedule for the given problem when break down effect time interval (a, b) is ignored by using Johnson's technique.
Some of the samples were also removed from the CSR test at defined time intervals to allow them to be measured for both initial and permanent set.
Computations were carried out for the time interval of seismic event course only, but for that interval 1s GPS data and also the records of gravimeter are insufficient.
Concerns about the timing of vaccinations and adverse events prompted an open-label clinical trial including 7,156 children in grades 3-12 who received Tdap at time intervals ranging from 18 months to 9 years after their previous vaccinations with TD, Td, or diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis (DTaP).
Concerns about the relationship between the timing of vaccinations and adverse events prompted an open-label clinical trial including 7,156 children in grades 3-12 who received Tdap at time intervals ranging from 18 months to 9 years after their previous vaccinations with TD, Td, or diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis (DTaP).
developed a scaling procedure where all time intervals [DELTA]t are chosen proportional to [lambda] [5].
In this study, these data may include street network, O-D (Origin-Destination) matrix, analysis time period, discrete time interval, and a departure curve.
The authors concluded that the studies in the literature review did not provide strong enough evidence to support any specific time interval for repositioning.
In the future we will also be able to use the time interval between recognizing a dangerous situation and the point at which the actual impact occurs, to prepare the car for the impending crash and therefore give the occupants the best possible protection.
From these studies, no conclusions can be drawn about the optimal time interval between two repeated samples to obtain a sufficiently precise estimate of the true tHcy concentration within a predefined period.
A "design-day" CCW cumulative volume versus time interval plot can be created by selecting a CCW (knowing from the manufacturer literature its cycle duration, total hot-water use per cycle, and maximum laundry load capacity, which is usually measured in pounds of laundry per load) and then assuming the CCW is run back-to-back with a short assumed time between loads to empty and refill the machine.
The oscillatory field is applied to the neutron spin for a time interval of [t.