Relative Time: Type of geologic time (absolute time being the other) that places events in a sequence relative to each other.
Absolute Time: One of the two types of geologic time (relative time being the other), with a definite age date established mostly by the decay of radioactive elements, although ages may also be obtained by . . . View Full Definition
Screen Time: The duration of a program--which is normally shorter than the time represented in the program's narrative (that is, its story time). E.g., the story time of one soap opera episode is typical . . . View Full Definition
Sailing Time: The actual hour at which the ship is scheduled to clear the dock and sail.
Self-Timer: A setting that allows a lapse between pressing the shutter button and firing of the camera.
Run-Time Error: an error that does not disrupt compiling, but causes your program to abort with an error message when running, e.g., 'segmentation fault' and 'floating point exception'
Response Time: A determination made by CPS and law enforcement regarding the immediacy of the response needed to a report of child abuse or neglect.
Relative Yield Spread: The ratio of the yield spread to the yield level. Used for bonds.
Resource-Based Relative Value Scale (RBRVS): A method used by MCOs of determining provider reimbursement that attempts to take into account, when assigning a weighted value to medical procedures or services, all resources that physicia . . . View Full Definition
Sensitivity Time Control (STC): An electronic circuit designed to automatically increase the gain as the electron beam is deflected from the center to the edge of the scope. Also called anti-clutter gain control.
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Income Tax: Common stock with a high dividend yield and few profitable investment opportunities.