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reaction time

noun, Psychology
1.
the interval between stimulation and response.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80
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British Dictionary definitions for reaction-time

reaction time

noun
1.
(physiol) another name for latent time
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reaction-time in Medicine

reaction time n.
The interval between the presentation of a stimulus and the response to it.

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