Schlumberger
Oilfield Glossary
Oilfield Glossary
Language:
Search by Discipline
Terms beginning with:
# A B C D E F
G H I J K L M
N O P Q R S T
U V W X Y Z
Tools

wait time

1. n. [Formation Evaluation]
The time allotted for the alignment of protons with the static magnetic field during a nuclear magnetic resonance measurement. The term is used more generally with reference to logging tools, and is synonymous with the more general term polarization time.
Synonyms: polarization time