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latency (s), latencies (pl) (noun forms)
1. The state of being not yet evident or active.
2. In computer science, the time it takes for a specific block of data on a data track to rotate around to the read/write head.
3. The time that elapses between a stimulus and the response to it.
4. With reference to an infection, a period in which the infection is present in the host without producing overt symptoms.
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