run time


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run time

(1)
The elapsed time to perform a computation on a particular computer.

run time

(2)
The amount of time a processor actually spent on a particular process and not on other processes or overhead (see time-sharing).

run time

(3)
The period of time during which a program is being executed, as opposed to compile-time or load time. The term should be hyphenated when used as an adjective.

run time

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Microbial counts--aerobic thermophilic spores, total aerobic plate counts--increased, and solubility also decreased with run times.