Share this entry
lead time Syllabification: lead time
Pronunciation: /ˈlēd ˌtīm/

Definition of lead time in English:


The time between the initiation and completion of a production process.
Example sentences
  • Those months in the production lead time must be absorbed each year, and without purchasing additional steel, there is no surge capability.
  • The lead time for these products will be measured in weeks.
  • ‘There is a shorter lead time in holidays these days’, he said.
Definition of lead time in:
Share this entry

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Subscribe to remove ads and access premium resources