Definition of downtime noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈdaʊntaɪm//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈdaʊntaɪm//
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  1. 1the time during which a machine, especially a computer, is not working compare uptime
  2. 2(especially North American English) the time when somebody stops working and is able to relax Everyone needs a little downtime.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: downtime