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Synonyms for standby

something that can be relied on when needed

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an actor able to replace a regular performer when required

ready for emergency use

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Although diesel-fueled standby power systems were once the norm, many grocery store owners are now finding value in other fuel types such as natural gas and bi-fuel.
They join iWatt's recently announced iW1699, iW1760, iW1761 and iW1762 controllers, which offer good DLR performance and low standby power without the need for an additional component.
President Jeon continued, "Existing standby power-related products in Korea and other countries pretended to be green products.
EISA 2007 presented the following definitions of active mode, off mode, and standby mode:
Modern SMPS controller ICs have reached a level of sophistication such that the ability to meet standby consumption standards is almost inherent in their design.
29) Distributed generation advocates argue that the utilities should still charge them at the regular volumetric rate and to do otherwise would discriminate against standby customers.
Operating system used for primary and standby locality shall be same; it can have a different version number.
I had thought standby meant one or two watts an hour being used.
Some don't realize they still must do an in-flight verification (IFV) of the standby compass every 365 days, and, even when it's done, people often make mistakes calculating and recording the results.
The most powerful model--the 1106D-E66TAG4--has a typical generator output of 144 kW and 160 kW for prime and standby operation respectively at 1500 rpm, while at 1800 rpm the unit delivers 160 kW for prime power applications and 175 kW for standby.
An added benefit to a comprehensive standby power strategy is the issue of power quality.
Standby Capacity on Demand: Improved flexibility in the quantity of ondemand storage available--up to 6.
In the 1998 LBNL report Reducing Electricity to 1 Watt, Meier and colleagues estimated this standby power use costs U.
Five extra Los Angeles County Fire Department engines were on standby at Station 73 as warm temperatures and Santa Ana wind conditions mixed with dry brittle brush to produce potentially dangerous fire conditions.
Standby Site: Dedicated backup site waiting to process transactions in the event of a production failure, Digex manages a second, geographically dispersed site with an Oracle standby database.
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