resolving time


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resolving time

[ri′zälv·iŋ ‚tīm]
(computer science)
In computers, the shortest permissible period between trigger pulses for reliable operation of a binary cell.
(engineering)
Minimum time interval, between events, that can be detected; resolving time may refer to an electronic circuit, to a mechanical recording device, or to a counter tube.