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  • noun Alternative spelling of downtime.


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  • Do some light editing, maybe jot down a few notes for changes - nothing that can't be done on the plane or in the few minutes of down-time that you can grab.

    mroctober: Breach mroctober 2010

  • Jace, the brooding young bad-boy of tale, and the rest of the Shadowhunters made up an entertaining brood … especially during moments of down-time at their headquarters.

    Book Review: "City of Bones" by Cassandra Clare 2009

  • Indeed, I make a point to share this secret with my couples clients and urge them to prioritize down-time.

    Divorce's Dirty Little Secret LICSW Elisabeth Joy LaMotte 2011

  • • John Paul Jones -- the bass player for Led Zeppelin who created the U.S. Navy during down-time between tours.

    Martin Lewis: Tea-Bag Party Castigates Obama For Not Sharing Bin Laden Kill Credit Martin Lewis 2011

  • Obviously, many divorces are necessary and occur for reasons far more complicated than a lack of down-time, and divorces where one parent fears for her child's safety or well-being are fundamentally different.

    Divorce's Dirty Little Secret LICSW Elisabeth Joy LaMotte 2011

  • It's just in his down-time, it's not in Anton's down-time.

    John Terry trial date will disrupt QPR's build-up, says Mark Hughes 2012

  • Your down-time will be over before you know it, so you might as well enjoy it while it lasts.

    DAY 1: Trip Cancelled 2010

  • Ran an CoH arc written by avantard to get a little down-time in (good stuff, but challenging), and stepped out for a smoke and a start to my next book in the stack (Tom Robbins 'Still Life With Woodpecker).

    Another Father's Day jobunches 2009

  • About 50 of 250 Johnson Controls plants will be impacted by the production loss; the company plans to either idle plants or use down-time for training classes.

    Johnson Controls Profit Jumps 29% on Sales Jeff Bennett 2011

  • A newly divorced client in her forties puts it this way: I feel terrible admitting this, but I cherish my down-time each week.

    Divorce's Dirty Little Secret LICSW Elisabeth Joy LaMotte 2011


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