downtime is a term widely used in most factories when a machine is not running or production is not running and or a particular converyor line.
"I think if we redistribute job duties it may minimize most of our down time issues."
by Joe Reinke December 13, 2003
Top Definition
a period of rest or sleep taken during the day
"I'm a bit tapped right now, think I'm gonna take some down time before landing that party later."
by sixpac November 22, 2003
down-time: downtime

n : a period of time when you do absolutely nothing besides sit on your ass.
"I was so tired, i decided i needed to have a little downtime."
by curtis November 25, 2003
1. Relaxing, chilling out
2. (Geeky) Period of time when a server or service is unavailable
1. I've been working all week, let's get a bottle of vodka and have some downtime at my place.
2. There was some downtime on SlashDot earlier today, and thousands of nerds were later found dead, of self-inflicted stab wounds.
by Evil Timmy November 22, 2003
Time to chill and/or fettle.
Man, i spent the last 4hours solid getting my rocks off on the dance floor and now I surely need some down time.
by All future generations December 08, 2003
A period of time where one is required to attend work but not actually do anything productive whatsoever. Also known as a complete waste of time.
We had downtime at the plant this week and done fook all.
by neo December 09, 2003
free time, leisure time
I have more downtime if I get the task done when I get home.
by Light Joker May 24, 2005
time of rest
me and tyrone got our ass busted while smokin tha chronic in the back of the 7-11 during our down time
by XXL November 21, 2003
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