Definition of dwell time in English:

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dwell time

noun

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Time spent in the same position, area, or stage of a process: dwell time at US airports has reached a new high—almost 70 minutes
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  • Critical in postassembly dispense processes, flow or dwell time is the time required to allow dispensed adhesive to fully flow into the well and core.
  • A nonparametric kernel density estimate is constructed by representing each sojourn by a kernel function positioned at the actual value of the sampled dwell time.
  • These ‘multi-tau’ correlators calculate the correlation function using many different dwell times in comparison with the single dwell time used in earlier linear correlators.

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