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latency

noun

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a state of temporary inactivity
  • the flower bulbs went from latency to full bloom in a matter of days

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The first known use of latency was in 1615

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“Latency.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/latency. Accessed 17 Aug. 2022.

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