lag

  1. the act of slowing down or falling behind
  2. the time between one event, process, or period and another
  3. one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket

lag

Type: Term Pronunciation: lag Definitions: 1. To move or progress more slowly than normal; to fall behind. 2. The act or condition of falling behind. 3. The time interval between a change in one variable and a consequent change in another variable.
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Lag

Payment of a financial obligation later than is expected or required, as in lead and lag. Also, the number of periods that an independent variable in a regression model is 'held back' in order to predict the dependent variable.
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lag

[v] - hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc. 2. [v] - throw or pitch at a mark, as with coins 3. [v] - cover with lagging to prevent heat loss
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Lag

Lag adjective [ Of Celtic origin: confer Gael. & Ir. lag weak, feeble, faint, W. llag , llac , slack, loose, remiss, sluggish; probably akin to English lax , languid .] 1. Coming tardily after or behind; slow; tardy. [ Obsolete] « Came too lag ...
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Lag

Lag noun 1. One who lags; that which comes in last. [ Obsolete] 'The lag of all the flock.' Pope. 2. The fag-end; the rump; hence, the lowest class. « The common lag of people.» Shak. 3. The amount of retardation of anything, as of ...
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Lag

Lag intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Lagged ; present participle & verbal noun Lagging .] To walk or more slowly; to stay or fall behind; to linger or loiter. 'I shall not lag behind.' Milton. Syn. -- ...
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Lag

Lag transitive verb 1. To cause to lag; to slacken. [ Obsolete] 'To lag his flight.' Heywood. 2. (Machinery) To cover, as the cylinder of a steam engine, with lags. See Lag , noun , 4.
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Lag

Lag noun One transported for a crime. [ Slang, Eng.]
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Lag

Lag transitive verb To transport for crime. [ Slang, Eng.] « She lags us if we poach.» De Quincey.
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Lag

Lag noun The failing behind or retardation of one phenomenon with respect to another to which it is closely related; as, the lag of magnetization compared with the magnetizing force (hysteresis); the lag of the current in an alternating circuit behind the impressed electro-motive force whic...
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lag

1. One who lags; that which comes in last. 'The lag of all the flock.' ... 2. The fag-end; the rump; hence, the lowest class. 'The common lag of people.' (Shak) ... 3. The amount of retardation of anything, as of a valve in a steam engine, in opening or closing. ... 4. A stave of a cask, drum, etc. ... <machinery> Especially, one of the narro...
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lag

dawdle 1 fall back verb hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
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lag

verb throw or pitch at a mark, as with coins
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Lag

Payment of a financial obligation later than is expected or required, as in lead and lag. Also, the number of periods that an dependent variable in a regression model is 'held back' in order to predict the dependent variable.
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lag

(lag) the time elapsing between application of a stimulus and the resulting reaction. the early period after inoculation of bacteria into a culture medium, in which the growth or cell division is slow. lag of accommodation the extent to which the eyes fail to focus accuratel...
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Lag

• (n.) A stave of a cask, drum, etc.; especially (Mach.), one of the narrow boards or staves forming the covering of a cylindrical object, as a boiler, or the cylinder of a carding machine or a steam engine. • (v. t.) To cover, as the cylinder of a steam engine, with lags. See Lag, n., 4. • (a.) Last made; hence, made of refuse; infe...
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Lag

A late or delayed payment of a financial obligation; also meaning the number of periods that a variable in a model is held back in an effort to predict the dependent variable. Discover What It`s Like to Live Easy With EquiTrend
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Lag

[company] Lâg Guitars is a French music company founded in the Occitania region of France, by master luthier Michel Lâg-Chavarria. Lâg is most popular for its guitars (e.g. the Lâg Roxane and the Tramontane acoustic series). Lâg has produced guitars since 1980, starting with Beast superstrat models to arkane, which is the most popular ...
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Lag

In online gaming, lag is a noticeable delay between the action of players and the reaction of the server. Although lag may be caused by high latency, it may also occur due to insufficient processing power in the client and/or server. The tolerance for lag depends heavily on the type of game. For instance, a strategy game or a turn-based game with ...
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Lag

Lag is slang for a convict.
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Lag

The condition where the current is delayed in time with respect to the voltage in an ac circuit (for example, an inductive load).
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Lag

Lag is slang for a convict.
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lag

effect seen when the picture changes and a positive or negative residue of the preceding picture is superimposed on the new picture
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lag

To putt the ball with the intention leaving it short to ensure being able to hole out on the next stroke
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