Medical Definition of Duty factor

1. Ratio of the duration of time when a system is actually operating to the total time for a complete cycle of the system. For example: if a tokamak experiment runs for 5 seconds and then sits for 500 seconds while the power supplies are recharged, then the duty factor is 1%. Similar to capacity factor for powerplants. Synonym: duty cycle. (09 Oct 1997)



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