OWLT

noun
the elapsed time it takes for light (or radio signals) to travel between the Earth and a celestial object
Syn: ↑one-way light time
Hypernyms: ↑elapsed time

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • elapsed time — noun the time that elapses while some event is occurring • Hypernyms: ↑time period, ↑period of time, ↑period • Hyponyms: ↑one way light time, ↑OWLT, ↑round trip light time, ↑RTLT * * * …   Useful english dictionary

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  • SCET — noun the coordinated universal time on board the spacecraft SCET = TRM + OWLT • Syn: ↑spacecraft event time • Hypernyms: ↑coordinated universal time, ↑UTC …   Useful english dictionary

  • spacecraft event time — noun the coordinated universal time on board the spacecraft SCET = TRM + OWLT • Syn: ↑SCET • Hypernyms: ↑coordinated universal time, ↑UTC …   Useful english dictionary

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