reaction time


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reaction time

n.
The interval of time between application of a stimulus and detection of a response.

reaction time

n
1. (Physiology) physiol another name for latent time
2. (Psychology) physiol another name for latent time

reaction time

1. The elapsed time between the initiation of an action and the required response.
2. The time required between the receipt of an order directing an operation and the arrival of the initial element of the force concerned in the designated area.
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Noun1.reaction time - 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
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reaction time

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