lead time

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noun \ˈlēd-\

Definition of lead time

  1. :  the time between the beginning of a process or project and the appearance of its results

Examples of lead time in a sentence

  1. We will need at least six months lead time before production begins.

1944

First Known Use of lead time

1944


LEAD TIME Defined for English Language Learners

lead time

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noun \ˈlēd-\

Definition of lead time for English Language Learners

  • : the time between the beginning of a process or project and the appearance of its results

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