positioning time

positioning time

[pə′zish·ən·iŋ ‚tīm]
(computer science)
The time required for a storage medium such as a disk to be positioned and for read/write heads to be properly located so that the desired data can be read or written.
(mechanical engineering)
The time required to move a machining tool from one coordinate position to the next.
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The platform provides 360-degree swing capacity which reduces positioning time when laying pipe.
The project's immediate benefit to industry will be the development of the operator assistance technology targeting four key areas--minimizing average cycle and positioning time while digging; increasing compliance to final pit geometry; reducing rework and rehandling of material; and pre-warning against potential pit issues such as spoil bound scenarios.
The navigation tools on the M10 can be compared to the Garmin nE-vi 1410, with a fast GPS positioning time of 33 seconds.
The positioning and location technology used to develop the system is totally new and offers many advantages in comparison to conventional GPS navigators, such as more precise urban location techniques, reduced positioning time and better coverage.
The positioning precision of the robot's axes is set to +/- 0.5mm, this offering a fast positioning time with sufficient precision for this job.
This network assistance achieves a significant decrease in positioning time and mobile handset power consumption.
The positioning task is no less challenging when travel is sealed down to millimeters, accuracy tightened to microns, and positioning time shrunk to milliseconds.
Faster rotation and faster clamping reduce the pallet positioning time by 25 percent.
You would need at least 15 drives on the bus because the head positioning time is the dominant factor.
Positioning time was the time between the initial tone of the positioning phase and the final release of the cube.
In the figure 5 is synthesized positioning time for controlled response operating.
Positioning time from rivet to rivet at a distance of 22 mm, including program correction, is 1.5 seconds.