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Latency or latent may refer to:
- Latency (engineering), a measure of the time delay experienced by a system.
- Latency (audio), the delay necessitated by the conversion between analog and digital representations of sound data
- CAS latency, computer memory latency
- Latency period (also latent period or incubation period), the time between exposure to a pathogen, chemical or radiation, and when symptoms first become apparent
- Virus latency, the ability of a virus to remain dormant
- Sleep onset latency, the time it takes a person to fall asleep
- Latency stage, a term coined by Sigmund Freud for a stage in a child's psychosexual development
- Nuclear latency, the condition of a country capable of developing nuclear weapons but not yet possessing them
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