time measurement


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.

time measurement

[′tīm ‚mezh·ər·mənt]
(horology)
A process that consists in counting the repetitions of any recurring phenomenon and, if the interval between successive recurrences is sensible, in subdividing it.
References in periodicals archive ?
The pursuit of ever more precise time measurements is vital for synchronizing telecommunication networks and for deep-space communication.
When the reflected wave amplitude changes, and if the reflected pulse crosses the measuring line from one step to the other, time measurement will change.
The detection of the modulated transmission by a photodetector allows a direct and real time measurement of the magnetic field in terms of the Larmor frequency.
Though online, real time measurement and analysis tools have found their place throughout the mill, traditional laboratory analysis still plays an important role in analyzing machine clothing performance.
Tests developed with the new Graphical Test Interface provide the same exceptional throughput customers have come to rely on from GuideTech Femto time measurement systems.
Three themes frame this interesting, slightly uneven book: first, the movement towards standardization of public timekeeping in the nineteenth-century United States; second, the development of technologies for time measurement, distribution, and synchronization; and third, the role of private (usually college or university) observatories in distributing public time, and their efforts to use time-services as a source of income for their research activities.
1) Modulation domain analyzer for lockup time measurement
These usually involved the MDS assessment and scheduling requirements, certification and recertification procedures, medical review criteria, nurse staffing and staff time measurement studies, and coverage and level-of-care determinations.
With the addition of response time measurement, often called reaction time measurement, a measure of metalinguistic performance is achieved that can be used to investigate the degree of automatization of linguistic knowledge in language users.
Features include reading real time measurement trending or histograms from the front panel and built-in comprehensive configurations for a variety of temperature sensors.
The deal includes real time measurement of services such as VoIP quality, coupled with adaptive policy provisioning to guarantee optimised quality of experience over various network conditions.