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Synonyms for latency
ˈleɪt n sila·ten·cy

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Wiktionary

  1. latencynoun

    Synonyms:
    lag, delay

  2. latencynoun

    The state of being latent.

    Synonyms:
    delay, lag

  3. latencynoun

    A delay, a period between the initiation of something and the occurrence.

    Synonyms:
    lag, delay

  4. latencynoun

    The delay between a stimulus and the response it triggers in an organism.

    Synonyms:
    lag, delay

Princeton's WordNet

  1. rotational latency, latencynoun

    (computer science) the time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head

    Synonyms:
    reaction time, response time, rotational latency, latent period

  2. reaction time, response time, latency, latent periodnoun

    the time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it

    Synonyms:
    reaction time, response time, rotational latency, latent period

  3. latencynoun

    the state of being not yet evident or active

    Synonyms:
    reaction time, response time, rotational latency, latent period

Editors Contribution

  1. time lag

    the time lag between sending a ping request over the internet and receiving the response is one measure of the connection speed and is called latency.

    latency is a time interval between the stimulation and response

    Submitted by rinat on June 4, 2017  

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "latency":

    lag, latent, dormant

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How to use latency in a sentence?

  1. Rudolf Baumeister:

    [ W ] e've developed our technology so that the real world and virtual world are synced, this means that what you see and what you feel lineup with almost no latency — this reduces motion sickness.

  2. Daryl Herzmann:

    NWS is plagued with IT-related outages and failures during high impact weather events, this particular kind of latency issue only happened once before, during Hurricane Ida.

  3. Jae Jung:

    My feeling is that Zika is very close to dengue virus, there is probably a very, very low chance of latency.

  4. Doug Cifu:

    What we have at Virtu is a technology plant that is multi-asset class, multi-currency and very low latency and very efficient and very scaled, to the extent we can use that asset and leverage that asset into what I will call related and ancillary businesses ... I'm very open to it.

  5. Jacqueline Moline:

    Cancer has a latency period. The earliest cancers are the blood cancers. And then you see solid tumors, so the fact that we're seeing tumors on the uptick is not a surprise at all.


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