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gigalapse

gigalapse  

What happens when a server is unable to respond adequately to clients when an excessive demand occurs. The users of the clients experience a poor response time.
information gridlock

information gridlock  

The traffic jams on the Internet which occasionally occur when some site becomes popular, or access to a number of sites has been restricted to a small number of routes. This usually results in a ...
movement time

movement time  

The time that it takes to complete the movements of a particular action, from its initiation to its termination. See also response time.
reaction time

reaction time  

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The period of time between the detection of a stimulus at a sensory receptor and the performance of the appropriate response by the effector organ. This delay is caused by the time taken for the ...
response time

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Oxford Dictionary of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (2 ed.)

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2008
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Science and technology, Life Sciences
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18 words

the interval between initiation of a process and the commencement of the action that it induces.

response time

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The Oxford Dictionary of Sports Science & Medicine (3 ed.)

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Current Version:
2007

The time interval from the presentation of a stimulus to the completion of a movement; it is the sum of reaction time and movement time....

ruler drop test

ruler drop test  

A simple test of response time in which the subject attempts to stop a falling ruler. The distance the ruler drops is converted into response time using the formula: d = ut + 1/2.at2, where d is the ...

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