noun, plural la·ten·cies.
Origin of latency
Related Words for latencyinactivity, dormancy, recess, remission, intermission, postponement, quiescence, suspension, discontinuation, waiting
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Historical Examples of latency
The poet is one who has detected this latency of power in every breast.
A period of latency may result when the extension of the morbid process is thus hindered.
The hypothesis of latency which thus meets us in limine in this inquiry will soon be found inadequate to cover the facts.Human Personality and its Survival of Bodily Death
Frederick W. H. Myers
There is no absolute charge of matter with one fluid; no latency of a single electricity.Experimental Researches in Electricity, Volume 1
I shall now give an account of my experiments in the period of latency and the summation of stimuli.