leadtime

lead time

[leed]
noun
the period of time between the initial phase of a process and the emergence of results, as between the planning and completed manufacture of a product.
Also, lead-time.


Origin:
1940–45, Americanism

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lead time (liːd)
 
n
1.  manufacturing the time between the design of a product and its production
2.  commerce the time from the placing of an order to the delivery of the goods

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