- idle time nounA period or periods when a machine, eg a computer, is able to function properly but is not being used for productive work• • •Main Entry: ↑idle
* * *a period during which a piece of equipment or someone working for an organization is not doing anythingThesaurus: time off from workhyponym
* * *idle time,working time unavoidably lost: »
[The] fee…is designed to compensate for idle time between service calls (Time).
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idle time — UK US noun [U] ► IT the period of time when a computer or other machine is not being used despite the fact that it is available to be used: »Idle time can sometimes be used to save additional power, with the help of hibernate or standby choices.… … Financial and business terms
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idle time — When a computer is not being used. This refers to either a computer running a BBS that is not busy, or a caller that is not typing anything or receiving anything. Some BBS s will hang up a user if there is a certain amount of idle time (such as a … Dictionary of telecommunications
idle time — neveikos laikas statusas T sritis informatika apibrėžtis Laikas, kai aktyvi programa neturi ką veikti ir jos laukiančių užduočių eilė tuščia. Tuo metu kompiuteris gali vykdyti ↑fonines programas. atitikmenys: angl. idle time ryšiai: dar žiūrėk –… … Enciklopedinis kompiuterijos žodynas
idle time — time in which one is inactive, time spent resting or relaxing … English contemporary dictionary
idle time — The time, usually measured in labour hours or machine hours, during which a production facility is unable to operate. See also: idle capacity, waiting time … Accounting dictionary
idle time — The time, usually measured in labour hours or machine hours, during which a production facility is unable to operate. See also idle capacity; waiting time … Big dictionary of business and management
idle time — Gen Mgt time spent waiting to continue working on a task while there is a delay (slang) … The ultimate business dictionary
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