standby time


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standby time

[′stand¦bī ‚tīm]
(computer science)
The time during which two or more computers are tied together and available to answer inquiries or process intermittent actions on stored data.
The elapsed time between inquiries when the equipment is operating on an inquiry application.
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The Authority sought expert advice on the definition of 'standby' and the factors that might affect a mobile phone's standby time.
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