1. (computer science) the time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head
Syn: ↑rotational latency
Topics: ↑computer science, ↑computing
Hypernyms: ↑time interval, ↑interval
Part Holonyms: ↑access time
2. the time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it
Hypernyms: ↑time interval, ↑interval
3. the state of being not yet evident or active
Derivationally related forms: ↑latent
Hypernyms: ↑potential, ↑potentiality, ↑potency

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