operating delay

operating delay

[′äp·ə‚rād·iŋ di‚lā]
(computer science)
Computer time lost because of mistakes or inefficiency of operating personnel or users of the system, excluding time lost because of defects in programs or data.
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Cathay Pacific Airways has reported that it is operating delayed flights between Hong Kong and Taipei originally scheduled for yesterday (28 September) from 05:00 HKT today (29 September).
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), the Honeywell Technology Center and Honeywell Airport Systems have developed new technology that is intended to significantly reduce the ever-increasing number of operating delays at US airports.
Operating delays are accommodated simply by turning the feeder off and dialing down the temperature.
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