settling time

Definitions

Electronics

  • The time required for a component, circuit, device, instrument, piece of equipment, or system, to settle and remain at a given value once an input signal or pulse is received.
  • The time required for a component, circuit, device, piece of equipment, or system, to stop or otherwise cease functioning once the proper signal is received or removed.
  • The time required for an instrument to provide a reading, within a given degree of accuracy, when a monitored parameter varies.
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