time delay


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time delay

[′tīm di‚lā]
(physics)
The time required for a signal to travel between two points in a circuit or for a wave to travel between two points in space.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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