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Part of active time during which an equipment, machine, or system is either fully operational or is ready to perform its intended function. Opposite of downtime.

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The manager of the factory asked his main tandem department to improve the uptime of the machinery to improve preformance and function optimally.
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For one to determine the amount of time that some given equipment, machine, or system has been operational and/or ready to perform the next task, one needs only to check the uptime of the given item.
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Most of the equipment we use runs 24/7 and nearly 365 days a year nearing almost 100% uptime unless there is a major malfunction.
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