Definition of 'downtime'
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When in training he will spend his downtime reading or playing video games. Times, Sunday Times (2015)We asked our team to come up with a wishlist for how to spend their holiday downtime. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And the players spend all their downtime on their phones. Times, Sunday Times (2016)This is clearly a flat where she enjoys her downtime to the full. Times, Sunday Times (2011)How do you spend your downtime? Times, Sunday Times (2008)What are your views on parents' rights to refuse to spend quality family downtime on this? Times, Sunday Times (2015)But she reckons she will spend her downtime soaking up some British culture. The Sun (2014)If you need downtime - take it. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Today, he has the bearing of a man who allows himself little downtime. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Interestingly, other engineers reporting this season claimed to have seen rather less downtime this summer than last. Times, Sunday Times (2010)I have no issue with players enjoying downtime. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Another theory is that the brain is a complex organ that needs the downtime provided by sleep to recover from the stresses of waking hours. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It could be 50 Cent enjoying his downtime. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Used Occasionally. downtime is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'downtime'
British English: downtime NOUN
In industry, downtime is the time during which machinery or equipment is not operating.
On the production line, downtime has been reduced from 55% to 26%.
Definition of downtime from the Collins English Dictionary
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