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ac·cess time

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. access timenoun

    (computer science) the interval between the time data is requested by the system and the time the data is provided by the drive

    "access time is the sum of seek time and rotational latency and command processing overhead"

Wiktionary

  1. access timenoun

    The time interval between the issuing of a request to read data from or write data to a storage device and the completion of this action.

  2. access timenoun

    An item of metadata indicating when a file was last accessed.

Wikipedia

  1. Access time

    Access time is the time delay or latency between a request to an electronic system, and the access being completed or the requested data returned In a computer, it is the time interval between the instant at which an instruction control unit initiates a call for data or a request to store data, and the instant at which delivery of the data is completed or the storage is started.

ChatGPT

  1. access time

    Access time is the duration taken by a system to retrieve data or information from a specific location, such as a hard drive or memory, in response to a command or request. It includes the latency period (the time between the request and when the data transfer starts) and the data transfer itself. It is often used as a performance measure in computing. The quicker the access time, the faster data can be retrieved and processed.

Wikidata

  1. Access time

    Access time is the time delay or latency between a request to an electronic system, and the access being completed or the requested data returned. ⁕In a telecommunications system, access time is the delay between the start of an access attempt and successful access. Access time values are measured only on access attempts that result in successful access. ⁕In a computer, it is the time interval between the instant at which an instruction control unit initiates a call for data or a request to store data, and the instant at which delivery of the data is completed or the storage is started.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of access time in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of access time in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of access time in a Sentence

  1. Bill Sasiela:

    This is the first time a PCSK9 inhibitor has shown in a clinical study that it reduced the frequency of apheresis therapy, an invasive, difficult to access, time-consuming and expensive treatment for some of the most difficult-to-treat patients.

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