lead time Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary Cambridge dictionaries logo

Meaning of “lead time” in the English Dictionary

"lead time" in Business English

See all translations

lead timenoun [C]

uk   us   COMMERCE
the ​time it ​takes after receiving an ​order to ​deliver the ​goods or ​services to a ​customer: The ​result of this new ​approach is a ​shorterleadtime and ​lowercosts.
(Definition of lead time from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “lead time”
in Chinese (Simplified) 提前期(新产品之前所需的设计时间)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 提前期(新產品投入生產之前所需的設計時間)…
What is the pronunciation of lead time?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website
Word of the Day

hipster

someone who is very influenced by the most recent ideas and fashions

Word of the Day

Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
Chest pains and palpitations: talking about illness (2)
by Liz Walter,
February 03, 2016
My previous post (My leg hurts: Talking about illness (1)) presented some general vocabulary to use at the doctor’s. This one looks at some more specific areas of illness and explains some useful words and phrases that you may need to use or understand on a visit to the doctor’s. There are several

Read More 

awesomesauce noun
awesomesauce noun
February 01, 2016
slang the state of being extremely good or enjoyable or something or someone that is extremely good or enjoyable Recovering from the awesomesauce of another fab #Vidcon!!

Read More