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1The state of existing but not yet being developed or manifest; concealment.‘tension, and the latency of violence, make the greatest impressions’
- ‘Tension, and the latency of violence, make the greatest impressions.’
- ‘We also recorded the latency to the first aggressive behavior.’
- ‘The problem is, whenever intelligence is injected into a process, latency is introduced.’
- ‘Exercise has been observed to reduce sleep latency and lengthen time spent asleep.’
- ‘Response latency and accuracy were recorded by a computer.’
- ‘The latency of the electrical response was also prolonged.’
- ‘There was a decrease in response latency.’
- ‘We measured the latency of the choice for each female.’
- ‘we compared latency to consume novel foods and phobia of novel objects between populations.’
- ‘Progressive muscle relaxation resulted in significant decreases in the latency of sleep onset.’
- 1.1 The state of a disease not yet manifesting the usual symptoms.‘the latency of tumors in mice’as modifier ‘the disease's latency period can last up to five years’
- ‘Exposure to arsenic leads to cancer only after a latency period.’
- ‘The disease's latency period can last up to five years, making it difficult to detect.’
- ‘There may be different latency periods for the two malignancies.’
- ‘The latency of tumors in mice receiving the treatment was significantly increased.’
- ‘A long latency period can make it difficult to associate asthma with an occupational source.’
The delay before a transfer of data begins following an instruction for its transfer.‘poor performance due to network latency’as modifier ‘subscribers can expect some latency time when issuing a request’‘there are several ways to minimize rotational latencies’
- ‘If the network is busy, then voice calls can suffer from latency and the quality of the service becomes unacceptably low.’
- ‘Being the Internet, you can also not count on perfectly low latency connections all the time.’
- ‘If there is a little latency when a customer opens your e-mail, you might lose that customer.’
- ‘Fast streaming technology reduces server latency.’
- ‘They have revised the product, tightening up latencies and improving performance.’
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