Dictionary

access time

noun

: the time required to get stored information from a computer memory

Full Definition of ACCESS TIME

:  the time lag between the time stored information (as in a computer) is requested and the time it is delivered

First Known Use of ACCESS TIME

1950

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: access trailPrevious Word in the Dictionary: access roadAll Words Near: access time
April 19, 2015
desiccate Hear it
to dry up or become dried up
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears