- The time interval occurring between the application of an operate current, operate voltage, or other signal which actuates or otherwise causes function, and the actual actuation or function. Also called operate delay (1), or operate lag (1).
- The operate time (1) for a switch or relay. Also called operate delay (2), or operate lag (2).
- The time required for an event or other task.
- The time a component, circuit, device, piece of equipment, or system is in operation.
- synonymoperate interval
- synonymoperating time
- synonymoperation time
- synonymoperate delay
- synonymoperate lag