Definition of downtime
1 : time during which production is stopped especially during setup for an operation or when making repairs
2 : inactive time (as between periods of work) napping during our downtime an injured athlete facing months of downtime
Examples of downtime in a sentence
After a busy day at work, I look forward to some downtime at home.
The kids napped during their downtime.
We need to minimize network downtime.
First Known Use of downtime
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Definition of downtime for English Language Learners
: time when you are not working or busy
: time during which a computer or machine is not working
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