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la·ten·cy

 (lāt′n-sē)
n. pl. la·ten·cies
1. The state or quality of being latent.
2. Psychology The latency period.
3. A latent period.
4. The time interval between initiating a query, transmission, or process, and receiving or detecting the results, often given as an average value over a large number of events.

la•ten•cy

(ˈleɪt n si)

n., pl. -cies.
1. the state of being latent.
[1630–40]

latency

The time period between a request for a network to perform an action and the action being carried out.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.latency - (computer science) the time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head
computer science, computing - the branch of engineering science that studies (with the aid of computers) computable processes and structures
access time - (computer science) the interval between the time data is requested by the system and the time the data is provided by the drive; "access time is the sum of seek time and rotational latency and command processing overhead"
interval, time interval - a definite length of time marked off by two instants
2.latency - the time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it
interval, time interval - a definite length of time marked off by two instants
3.latency - the state of being not yet evident or active
potential, potentiality, potency - the inherent capacity for coming into being

latency

noun
The condition of being temporarily inactive:
Translations
latencezpoždění
latenssiviive
レイテンシ

latency

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latency

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la·ten·cy

n. latencia, acto de permanecer latente;
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