Definition of dwell time in English:

dwell time

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noun

[mass noun] technical
  • Time spent in the same position, area, stage of a process, etc.: the dwell time of the fibres in the drum [as count noun]: the dwell times of the different lasers
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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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