Definition of recovery time in English:

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recovery time


The time required for a material or piece of equipment to resume its former or usual condition following an action, such as the passage of a current through electrical equipment.
Example sentences
  • Caching large quantities of data in memory and disabling checkpointing can boost performance, but have a devastating affect on recovery time (thus, availability).
  • This recovery time can be set between 3 minutes and 24 hours.

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Syllabification: re·cov·er·y time

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