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response time

1 the period between the input of information into a computer, central processing unit, or other processor and the response or output, measured in milliseconds or nanoseconds, or fractions thereof.
2 the period between the application of a stimulus and the response of a cell or cells.

response time

1. The delay between the first administration of a medication and the onset of or recovery from its effects.
2. The duration of a reaction.
See also: time
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Further, the average reverse-step response time is larger than the forward-step response time by 33 seconds, as shown in Table 3.
Extensions would not be granted unless a federal national disaster has been declared or the taxpayer's overall response time for IDRs is 20 days or fewer and the taxpayer's responses to the Forms 5701 are deemed adequate.
Users who are accustomed to performing a task during short system response time become dissatisfied when system response time is prolonged.
LAPD officials did not release data on average response times for all calls in the Valley, saying their numbers applied to high-priority emergency calls.
The company has now set its sights on developing a product with both a fast response time and a wide-viewing angle based on in-plane switching (IPS) technology.
By classifying more situations as Code 3 - an emergency requiring immediate action - authorities say they could get help to the scene sooner and shorten average response times in the process.
With an integrated view into end-to-end application response time and traffic analysis, the NetQoS Performance Center gives Community the key metrics necessary to quantify and optimize the performance of applications running on its network infrastructure.
The response time of a track's safety crew could mean the difference between life and death.
And, while we're talking about response time, another factor that is just as important is how much time are officers available to deal with repressible crime,'' Parks said.
A city report released last week by the city administrative officer that examined the efficiency of the compressed work schedules for Los Angeles Police Department officers noted that response time has been creeping up for the past few years, and now averages more than 10 minutes per call citywide.
As OEMs pursue SDIO technology to implement lower-cost Wi-Fi capability in mobile devices, and as Windows Mobile and Windows CE device consumers demand media-rich applications and faster response time for current applications running over Wi-Fi, the demand for SDIO Hx will grow rapidly.

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