Synonyms for latency

Grammar : Noun
Spell : leyt-n-see
Phonetic Transcription : ˈleɪt n si

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Définition of latency

Origin :
  • 1630s, "condition of being concealed," from latent + -cy. Meaning "delay between stimulus and response" is from 1882; computer sense (latency time) is from 1954.
  • noun abeyance
Example sentences :
  • The poet is one who has detected this latency of power in every breast.
  • Extract from : « The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 13, No. 76, February, 1864 » by Various
  • A period of latency may result when the extension of the morbid process is thus hindered.
  • Extract from : « A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II » by Various
  • The hypothesis of latency which thus meets us in limine in this inquiry will soon be found inadequate to cover the facts.
  • Extract from : « Human Personality and its Survival of Bodily Death » by Frederick W. H. Myers
  • There is no absolute charge of matter with one fluid; no latency of a single electricity.
  • Extract from : « Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1 » by Michael Faraday
  • I shall now give an account of my experiments in the period of latency and the summation of stimuli.
  • Extract from : « Jellyfish, Starfish, and Sea-Urchins: Being a Research on Primitive Nervous Systems » by G. J. Romanes
  • His illustrations show that by activity he meant essentially presence, by latency absence from the visible soma.
  • Extract from : « Inheritance of Characteristics in Domestic Fowl » by Charles Benedict Davenport
  • The pineal gland and the pituitary body are adjuncts of the brain whose functions have long been in latency.
  • Extract from : « Second Sight » by Sepharial
  • They remain stored up in latency and are ready to spring into activity as soon as the depths of the mind are probed.
  • Extract from : « Second Sight » by Sepharial
  • Argument:—The incomprehensible nature of God, expressed by indefinite predicates, and his Latency in the works of creation.
  • Extract from : « The Yoga-Vasishtha Maharamayana of Valmiki, vol. 3 (of 4) part 2 (of 2) » by Valmiki
  • And thus it is that every Idealist, bleak and wintry as his mood may be, is conscious of the latency of spring.
  • Extract from : « The Vagabond in Literature » by Arthur Rickett

Antonyms for latency

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