1. The elapsed time to perform a computation on a particular computer.

2. The amount of time a processor actually spent on a particular process and not on other processes or overhead (see time-sharing).

3. The period of time during which a program is being executed, as opposed to compile-time or load time. The term should be hyphenated when used as an adjective.

4. run-time support.

(01 Jun 2001)

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