- The time necessary for a result to be obtained once all that is needed has been furnished. For example, the time that elapses between the entering of a database query and receiving the results.
- In a half-duplex circuit, the time a unit requires to switch from a receiving mode to a transmitting mode, and vice versa.
- The time required for a transceiver to switch from a receiving mode to a transmitting mode, and vice versa.
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- noun the time taken to complete a job from beginning to end