elapsed time

Definitions

Computing

Electronics

  • The time that passes during a given sequence, process, or operation.
  • The time interval that apparently elapses during a given sequence, process, or operation. The actual time that a given sequence or process requires may be less. For example, the elapsed time may be the sum of the actual time and any insensitive time.

Sports

  • noun the measured amount of time or actual duration of a sporting event such as a race
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