duration

Definitions

General English

Aviation

  • noun the length of time for which something continues

Construction

  • The amount of time estimated to complete an activity in the time scale used in the schedule (hours, days, weeks, etc.). Planned production rates and available resources will define the duration used in a given schedule.

Media Studies

  • noun the length of time of a broadcast item, to the nearest second
  • noun the amount of time that an advertising poster is visible to the average passer-by
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