warm-up time

warm-up time

[′wȯrm‚əp ‚tīm]
(engineering)
A span of time between the first application of power to a system and the moment when the system can function fully.

warm-up time

warm-up time
Warning area 401 extends from sea level to 27,000 ft above mean sea level from 0800 to 1800 h local time from Mondays to Saturdays
The time required by a component or system to reach its specified performance. Specifically, it is in relation to a gyro where time is measured from the moment it is energized to the time it achieves its full operating speed or is operating at adequate efficiency.
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Reliability is higher than AWGs since the potential for electronic component failure is eliminated -- as are long warm-up times.