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dead time

noun
1.
2.
Electronics. an interval during which an actuating signal produces no response.
Origin
1905-1910
1905-10
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British Dictionary definitions for dead-time

dead time

noun
1.
(electronics) the interval of time immediately following a stimulus, during which an electrical device, component, etc, is insensitive to a further stimulus
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