idle vehicle time

idle vehicle time - The period during a scheduled tour when a vehicle is inactive.

Glossary of postal terms. 2014.

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  • idle — [īd′ l] adj. idler, idlest [ME idel < OE, empty, akin to Ger eitel, vain, empty < ? IE base * ai dh, to burn, shine: basic sense, either “only apparent, seeming” or “burned out”] 1. a) having no value, use, or significance; worthless;… …   English World dictionary

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  • idle — /ˈaɪdl / (say uydl) adjective (idler, idlest) 1. unemployed, or doing nothing: idle workers. 2. unoccupied, as time: idle hours. 3. not kept busy or in use or operation: idle machinery. 4. habitually doing nothing or avoiding work. 5. of no real… …   Australian English dictionary

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