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mean time

, mean solar time
the time, at a particular place, measured in terms of the passage of the mean sun; the timescale is not precisely constant

mean time

[′mēn ′tīm]
(astronomy)
Time based on the rotation of the earth relative to the mean sun.
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The value of the yearly mean time to failure of the CHP depends on the success state imposed to the CHP.
a mean time between assists of four hours and a mean time to repair of one minute with splicing.
Not surprisingly, the mean time from dictation to chart availability for the 34 dictated notes was greater than 16.
This system is not fully operational yet, in the mean time, you can submit recommendations for new books directly to msnider@ACAcamps.
Mean Time gets its name by virtue of its link to a global tracking satellite that, when the work is functioning properly, enables it to register Greenwich Mean Time to the second.
In the case of the fasted trial, the mean time to fatigue was 109 plus or minus 12 minutes.
Weber Company and womens sportswear designer Greenwich Mean Time, both of which had maintained Manhattan offices for many years.
ConsoleWorks' users typically see a return on their investment in three to six months through increased availability, reduced overhead, reduced mean time to repair, and reduced risk.
After the clocks go forward next month, let''s abandon Greenwich Mean Time and stick with permanent British Summer Time.
Annual Failure Rate (AFR) and Mean Time Between Failures (MTBF) are common examples.
Army for disaster recovery concerns after 9/11 because of its ability to minimize mean time for database recovery, its minimal requirements for bandwidth and its ability to replicate the Army's Oracle database.

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