doubling time

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doubling time

[′dəb·liŋ ‚tīm]
(nucleonics)
The time required for a breeding reactor to double its fuel inventory.
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The number of submissions per new award and per continuation award granted rose from 2003 to 2007 after changing modestly during the doubling period.
The historic doubling period of the NIH budget is now over, and many analysts project more modest budget increases over the coming years.
It is often convenient to describe exponential change in terms of the doubling period.