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turnaround time

[′tərn·ə‚rau̇nd ‚tīm]
(computer science)
The delay between submission of a job for a data-processing system and its completion.

turnaround time

(1) In batch processing, the time it takes to receive finished reports after submission of documents or files for processing. In an online environment, turnaround time is the same as response time.

(2) In half-duplex transmission, the time it takes to change from transmit to receive and vice versa.
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We have been successful in enhancing customer satisfaction by easing the loan application process, reducing the turn-around time by 50 per cent and serving customers of all age groups," said Pushpinder Singh, General Manager - IT, Bank of India.
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AvivoClin will also offer central lab services in an effort to provide quicker turn-around time for results, a decrease in errors, and a reduction in costs.
It has a turn-around time of 24 hours, which means that you can get your suit stitched as per your design in a dayAAEs time.
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While some companies outsource their online efforts, Brownfield hosts its Web sites and does all of its own audio streaming because turn-around time is so important.
These "hang-ups" result in low productivity and extended turn-around time the equipment.
Short sample turn-around time means it can be used for high throughput screening, as well as routine process and quality control.
The system could save more than pounds 3m a year in labour costs and speed a ship's average turn-around time by 40 minutes, New Scientist magazine reported today.
Turn-around time from prep to print and delivery is significantly reduced, and the digital technology allows spot design and print-on-command capability.
In either case, our turn-around time on providing solutions will be greatly reduced with this new feature."