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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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References in classic literature ?
The ancients, struck with this irreducibleness of the elements of human life to calculation, exalted Chance into a divinity; but that is to stay too long at the spark, which glitters truly at one point, but the universe is warm with the latency of the same fire.
SK Telecom has finished developing a system that manages to greatly reduce latency on 5G phones.
These include electrically evoked auditory brainstem response (EABR), electrically evoked stapedial reflex threshold (ESRT), electrically compound action potentials (ECAP), middle latency responses (MLR), and cortical responses (CR).
Zero Latency has opened Saudi Arabia's first next-generation VR gaming center in Riyadh.
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Hence, the aim of this was to compare the auditory late latency response (ALLR) among individuals with T2DM and without diabetes using speech stimuli.
a leader in the design and manufacture of Network Latency Emulators announces the WanRaptor[TM] Network Emulator.
These tests include the terminal latency index and residual latency, and studies have shown that they improve diagnostic accuracy in CTS (3,10-12).