ineffective time

ineffective time

[‚in·i′fek·tiv ′tīm]
(computer science)
Time during which a computer can operate normally but which is not used effectively because of mistakes or inefficiency in operating the installation or for other reasons.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Kabir has also benefited from the input of Worcestershire's overseas players in recent years - not least Pakistan's No 1 striker bowler Shoaib, who spent a fairly ineffective time at New Road last summer.
The probable causes for the lack of work placement skills were: ineffective time management skills, lack of responsibility, poor planning skills, and poor attendance.
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"On the conventional boards, there's a lot of ineffective time where the students are waiting for the instructor to come and tell them whether or not they are assessing correctly.
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