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Slang

up time

This page is about the slang term up time

Meaning

time a computer system is operating

For example

  • Before choosing a host for your website, check the average up time for their servers.

  • They claim to have an up time of 99.99 per cent, but I doubt that somehow.

Quick Quiz

If a computer network isn't working for a couple of hours, the network's average up time will have

a. increased

b. decreased

c. stayed the same
a) increased b) decreased c) stayed the same

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Contributor: Matt Errey