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delay
The amount of time by which an event is retarded. 2. The time between the instant at which a given event occurs and the instant at which a related aspect of that event occurs. Note 1: The events, relationships, and aspects of the entity being delayed must be precisely specified. Note 2: Total delay may be demonstrated by the impulse response of a device or system. Note 3: In analog systems, total delay is described in terms of the transfer functions in the frequency domain. Synonym delay time. 3. In radar, the electronic delay of the start of the time base used to select a particular segment of the total.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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