The time taken for a measuring or control instrument to get within a certain distance of a new equilibrium value without subsequently deviating from it by that amount.
- However, at intermediate diffusion rates there is a rise in settling time.
- The settling time of the voltage-clamp was determined by measuring the oocyte membrane potential as a function of time.
- Data settling time is often more critical, as the strobe transition is typically more aggressively aligned with the data transition.
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Syllabification: set·tling time
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