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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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The trade-off between dynamic load response and standby power is critical in power adapters and chargers, said Zahid Rahim, vice president and general manager of iWatt's AC/DC business unit.
In an earlier article, I advocated for a stronger role for standby counsel.
President Jeon Yeong-suk of MotomoTechWon said, "The amount of money wasted by leaking power through plugs of standby electronic appliances is enormous.
consider the most current versions of IEC Standard 62301, Household electrical appliances-Measurement of standby power, First Edition 2005-06 [5].
Between systems, where primary database and standby database is running can be differences in the hardware requests for processor, memory size or size of disk space.
Our household total of standby waste is around 60 watts an hour, or 525 kilowatts a year, costing pounds 65.
The problem is what gets recorded: The heading of the INS (000) or the actual heading on the standby compass (say 003) or corrective heading.
To make it easier for customers to take advantage of the new Standby Capacity on Demand for ESS feature, IBM is offering customers the opportunity to implement this new enhancement, with no convenience charges.
TV satellite boxes are one of the biggest standby power guzzlers, using anywhere from 7 to 40 watts, says Meier, partly because they must maintain a continuous connection to the satellite system.
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.
This is the first ever AS/400 standby solution to be deployed.
This second category of intentional leaks arises because these appliances remain in a standby mode when switched off.
83 when the employer purchased an irrevocable standby letter of credit to secure the payments.
It uses the Extra Talk-Time battery, which weighs 12 ounces and offers 80 minutes of talk time or 13 hours of standby.
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