downtime etymology

English word downtime comes from English down, English region

Detailed word origin of downtime

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
down English (eng) From one end to another of.. From the higher end to the lower of. (baseball, colloquial, following the noun modified) Out.. (colloquial) With "on", negative about, hostile to. (not comparable) Inoperable; out of order; out of service.. (not comparable, US, slang) Comfortable with, accepting of.. (not comparable, military, aviation, slang, of an aircraft) Mechanically failed, collided, shot [...]
region English (eng) (anatomy) A place in or a part of the body in any way indicated.. (figuratively) The inhabitants of a region or district of a country.. (historical) Such a division of the city of Rome and of the territory about Rome, of which the number varied at different times; a district, quarter, or ward.. (obsolete) Place; rank; station; dignity.. (obsolete) The space from the earth's surface out to [...]
downtime English (eng) A period of time set aside for rest and relaxation; leisure time.. The amount of time lost due to forces beyond one's control, as with a computer crash. (compare: idle time).

Words with the same origin as downtime

Descendants of down
dune dunesand tsukihitza
Descendants of region
provocation quality