Access Time

Technology / Computers / Access Time: The time that elapses from the moment information is requested and the information is delivered. Usually given in nanoseconds (ns) for memory chips and milliseconds (ms) for disk drives.

Other Words for Time

Time Noun Synonyms: period, interval, stretch, spell, patch
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Static Random Access Memory (SRAM)

Technology / Computers / Static Random Access Memory (SRAM): SRAM is a type of memory that is faster and more reliable than the more common DRAM (dynamic RAM). The term static is derived from the fact that it doesn't need to be refreshed like dynamic RAM. While MORE

Screen Time

Technology / Television (TV) / Screen Time: The duration of a program--which is normally shorter than the time represented in the program's narrative (that is, its story time). E.g., the story time of one soap opera episode is typically a day o MORE

Self-Timer

Technology / Digital Cameras / Self-Timer: A setting that allows a lapse between pressing the shutter button and firing of the camera. MORE

Sensitivity Time Control (STC)

Technology / Radar / Sensitivity Time Control (STC): An electronic circuit designed to automatically increase the gain as the electron beam is deflected from the center to the edge of the scope. Also called anti-clutter gain control. MORE

Sentiment Indicators

Business / Finance / Sentiment Indicators: The general feeling of investors about the state of the market, such as whether they are bullish or bearish. MORE

Sailing Time

Life Style / Travel / Sailing Time: The actual hour at which the ship is scheduled to clear the dock and sail. MORE

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