Definition of Off-peak
1. Adjective. During a period of less use or demand than the maximum (peak), generally overnight. ¹
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Literary usage of Off-peak
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Bulletin by National Electric Light Association (1911)
"Are there any member companies giving off-peak rates or lower rates for cooking! ... Is given to such rectifiers as adhere strictly to the "Off Peak" ..."
2. Mobile Phones: Pricing Structures and Trends by Sam Paltridge (2000)
"Vodafone's off-peak rate is the least expensive rate that can be accessed by a pre-paid user. However, if the full amount of fixed charge was levied on the ..."
3. The Enron Corporation: Corporate Complicity in Human Rights Violations by Human Rights Watch (Organization) (1999)
"The Western Region system and India as a whole have surplus generation capacity in off-peak periods (8-10 hours during night time. ..."
4. The Effects on Income Distribution and Nutrition of Alternative Rice Price by Prasarn Trairatvorakul (1984)
"Table 13 gives employment figures for 1977 in both the off-peak and the peak seasons. Obviously, hired labor in paddy production constituted only a small ..."
5. The California Electricity Crisis by James L. Sweeney (2002)
"The tight markets in the West led to - Mid-Columbia (peak) COB (peak) Palo Verde (peak) California PX (peak) Mid-Columbia (off peak) — COB (off peak) Palo ..."