absolute delay


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absolute delay

[′ab·sə‚lüt də′lā]
(navigation)
In loran, the time interval between transmission of a signal from the A station and transmission of the next signal from the B station.

absolute delay

The time interval between the transmissions of sequential signals. Specifically, in LORAN (long-range navigation), the time interval between transmission of a signal from the A-station and transmission of the next signal from the B-station. Also called delay. See also LORAN.
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These may be afterwards transformed into absolute delays if at least one absolute value is known.
One reason that source synchronous is advantageous over common-clock bus is that its performance depends on relative, rather than absolute delays (however, the receivers' setup and hold timing requirements must still be fulfilled).