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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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In addition, each of the three readings is averaged to obtain average forward-step and average reverse-step response times.
Rampant and unchecked inefficiencies leave insufficient resources for the LAPD, which is why Bratton can't just hire some more badly needed cops to reduce response times.
The 20-day response time is clearly inadequate, especially when multiple IDRs are issued, requiring significant amounts of information that need detailed analysis.
Rather than focusing on the response time for individual IDRs, the goal should be to review the average response time.
The Response Time Network is based on Candle's award-winning ETEWatch(TM), a tool that captures up to the millisecond the time it takes an end user to load a window or complete a transaction.
In this case, the feed-forward feature seeks to eliminate the effects of response time on velocity-to-pressure transition.
The improved product lifecycle management (PLM) processes and application response time that Hubbell Lighting gained by deploying the combination of UGS, Microsoft, and Certeon enabled it to realize a 75 percent gain in productivity at its engineering and manufacturing organizations.
We have reduced our response time to emergency calls a large amount.
But Lawrence notes that the non-scanning capacitance gauges have a shorter response time, allowing them to pick up more fleeting defects.
Police have declared a goal of average response times of 7 minutes or less citywide.
They also have millisecond response times and can operate during continuous or cyclical applications.
509 client certificate support, is designed to ensure global LAN-like response times for web-enabled applications that rely on SSL and are secured further with X.

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