downtime downtime  /ˈdaʊn ˌtaɪm/


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


  1. Motorola Solutions Introduces “Service from the Start” Support Packages for Ongoing Operations of Two-Way ...

    When operating in a mission-critical environment, downtime is not an option. Motorola Solutions Inc. is enhancing its Support Services portfolio to enable users to easily choose the best support package to help ensure their technology operates at peak performance levels while minding strict budget requirements.
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire via Yahoo! Finance

  2. The CST Group Selects Cetrom Cloud Computing Services for Customer Service and Uptime

    Cloud management pioneer’s track record of zero downtime, unique front-line, Tier 3 IT support services and competitive pricing made Cetrom a clear choice for the leading CPA firm (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. Reduce Vehicle Downtime with Del City's Reliable Copper Lugs

    MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis., June 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reduce vehicle repair and maintenance downtime with Copper Tin Plated Lugs at Del City. These lugs, available in various gauge and stud sizes, provide ...
    on June 7, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance


  1. "I can't wait to see everyone again and be a part of the show," Evans said in a statement released by promoter AEG Live. "Hopefully there will be some downtime so I can take them to some of my favorite places in Nashville."
    on Dec 14, 2006 By: Sara Evans Source: Akron Beacon Journal

  2. "It's a difficult schedule this one, not playing for four days and then playing back-to-back," Gilchrist said. "There is a lot of downtime between the Sunday and Friday games and maybe all of us have struggled on the back of an intense Test...
    on Feb 15, 2008 By: Adam Gilchrist Source: Yahoo! Eurosport

  3. "Figure several days downtime as the storm approaches, a few more days as the storm passes, and a couple more days to get things back into place - and you're facing up to 10 days or more of the well gushing some 60,000 barrels a day unchecked,"...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Bill Nelson Source: Los Angeles Times

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