rise·​time | \ ˈrīz+ˌ \

Definition of risetime

: the time required for a pulse or signal (as on an oscilloscope) to increase from one specified value (as 10 percent) of its amplitude to another (as 90 percent)

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First Known Use of risetime

1941, in the meaning defined above

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“Risetime.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/risetime. Accessed 5 Jul. 2020.

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