access time

noun

Definition of access time

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

1948

First Known Use of access time

1948


ACCESS TIME Defined for English Language Learners

access time

noun

Definition of access time for English Language Learners

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

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