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  • n  a period of time when something (as a machine or factory) is not operating (especially as a result of malfunctions)
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  • Sara Evans in Akron Beacon Journal
    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."
  • Adam Gilchrist in Yahoo! Eurosport
    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...
  • Bill Nelson in Los Angeles Times
    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,...

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