dead-time

dead time

noun
2.
Electronics. an interval during which an actuating signal produces no response.

Origin:
1905–10

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dead time
 
n
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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