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DOWNTIME

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does downtime mean? 

DOWNTIME (noun)
  The noun DOWNTIME has 1 sense:

1. a period of time when something (as a machine or factory) is not operating (especially as a result of malfunctions)

  Familiarity information: DOWNTIME used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


DOWNTIME (noun)


Sense 1downtime [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A period of time when something (as a machine or factory) is not operating (especially as a result of malfunctions)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting time and temporal relations

Hypernyms ("downtime" is a kind of...):

period; period of time; time period (an amount of time)

Antonym:

uptime (a period of time when something (as a machine or factory) is functioning and available for use)


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