delay

Type: Term Pronunciation: dĕ-lā′ Definitions: 1. In a medical sense, to put off for a time, either for clinical reasons or through physiologic dysfunction. 2. The elapsed time inherent in sense 1.
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delay

[n] - time during which some action is awaited 2. [n] - the act of delaying 3. [v] - act later than planned, scheduled, or required 4. [v] - cause to be slowed down or delayed
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Delay

Outboard sound equipment that can momentarily stores a signal being sent to part of a P.A. system so that delayed reinforced sound reaches the audience at the same time as live sound from the stage.
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Delay

A common effect in a sampler or synthesizer [or effects] that mimics the time difference between the arrival of a direct sound and its audible first reflection
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Delay

a common effect in a sampler or synthesizer that mimics the time difference between the arrival of a direct sound and the first reflection to reach the listener's ears. An effect that is used to add depth or space to an audio signal by repeating the input one or more times after a brief pause of a few milliseconds to a few seconds. Delay is also of...
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Delay

The elapsed time between the instant when user information is submitted to the network and when it is received by the user at the other end.
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Delay

De·lay' noun ; plural Delays . [ French délai , from Old French deleer to delay, or from Latin dilatum , which, though really from a different root, is used in Latin only as a past participle neut. of differre to carry apart, defer, delay. See Tolerate
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Delay

De·lay' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Delayed ; present participle & verbal noun Delaying .] [ Old French deleer , delaier , from the noun délai , or directly from Latin dilatare to enlarge,...
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Delay

De·lay' intransitive verb To move slowly; to stop for a time; to linger; to tarry. « There seem to be certain bounds to the quickness and slowness of the succession of those ideas, . . . beyond which they can neither delay nor hasten.» Locke.
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delay

noun the act of delaying; inactivity resulting in something being put off until a later time
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delay

hold noun time during which some action is awaited; `instant replay caused too long a delay`; `he ordered a hold in the action`
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delay

detain verb cause to be slowed down or delayed; `Traffic was delayed by the bad weather`; `she delayed the work that she didn`t want to perform`
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delay

verb act later than planned, scheduled, or required; `Don`t delay your application to graduate school or else it won`t be considered`
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delay

(de-la´) a postponement to a later time. atrioventricular delay , AV delay atrioventricular interval (def. 2). constitutional growth delay a linear growth pattern, frequently familial, characterized by a decrease in growth velocity near the...
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Delay

• (v. i.) To move slowly; to stop for a time; to linger; to tarry. • (n.) To put off; to defer; to procrastinate; to prolong the time of or before. • (n.) To allay; to temper. • (v.) A putting off or deferring; procrastination; lingering inactivity; stop; detention; hindrance. • (n.) To retard; to stop, detain, or hinder, f...
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Delay

The time difference between a sonic event and its perception at the listening position (sound traveling through space is delayed according to the distance it travels). People perceive spaciousness by the delay between the arrival of direct and reflected sound (larger spaces cause longer delays).
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Delay

Civil Law. The time allowed either by law or by agreement of the parties to do something.
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Delay

Also called Queue Time. The time a caller spends in queue, waiting for an agent to become available. Average Delay is the same thing as Average Speed of Answer. Also see Average Delay of Delayed Calls.
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Delay

[audio effect] Delay is an audio effect which records an input signal to an audio storage medium, and then plays it back after a period of time. The delayed signal may either be played back multiple times, or played back into the recording again, to create the sound of a repeating, decaying echo. ==Early delay systems== The first delay effe...
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Delay

Refers to the ability of some digital oscilloscopes to delay a sweep until a time during the main sweep, allowing more information to be collected and displayed. This setting is sometimes referred to as delayed time base and can be useful for viewing events that would not be displayed otherwise
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delay

(1) The first stage of a five-stage DADSR envelope, which delays the beginning of the envelope's attack segment. (2) A control function that allows one of the elements in a layered sound to start later than another element. (3) A signal processor, used for flanging, doubling, and echo, that holds its input for some period of time before passing it ...
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Delay

The time interval between the initial occurrence of a sound or signal and its repeat or echo. (WW)
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Delay

A signal processing device or circuit used to delay one or more of the output signals by a controlla
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delay

Equipment in a radio studio which stores seven seconds of program in memory before sending it to the transmitter. Delay is used during phone-ins and talkback programs so if a caller says something that should not go on air (e.g. defamatory comments), the presenter can press a dump button which effectively deletes the preceding seven seconds and ret...
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Delay

The time between the initiation of a transaction by a sender and the first response received by the sender. Also, the time required to move a packet from source to destination over a given path.
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