Definition of Latency:

  1. The state of existing but not yet being developed or manifest; concealment.

  2. The delay before a transfer of data begins following an instruction for its transfer.

  3. Time taken by a signal to travel through a circuit or medium to reach its intended destination.

  4. Time elapsed between a command given to a computer program or device and its execution.

  5. Measure of the time elapsed between the first exposure to a hazardous substance and until its effect appears (manifests).

Synonyms of Latency

Abeyance, Apathy, Catalepsy, Catatonia, Cold storage, Deadliness, Deathliness, Delitescence, Doldrums, Dormancy, Entropy, Indifference, Indolence, Inertia, Inertness, Intermission, Interruption, Languor, Latent content, Latent meaningfulness, Latentness, Lotus-eating, Passiveness, Passivity, Possibility, Potentiality, Quiescence, Quiescency, Stagnancy, Stagnation, Stasis, Suspense, Suspension, Torpor, Vegetation, Virtuality, Vis inertiae

How to use Latency in a sentence?

  1. Poor performance due to network latency.
  2. Tension, and the latency of violence, make the greatest impressions.

Meaning of Latency & Latency Definition