downtime


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downtime

1. A period of relaxation or decreased activity. I'm glad to finally have some downtime after such a busy week.
2. A period of time when a machine or system is not functioning. The computer system is experiencing some routine downtime this weekend.

down time

n. the time when a computer is not operating. (Compare this with up time.) I can’t afford a lot of down time in the system I buy.
See also: down, time