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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun lag:

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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb lag:

dawdleincarceratelagremandimprisonjail

Lag is sometimes a misspelling of leg or log.

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Definition of the noun lag

What does lag mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: lags

  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
    • lexical domain: Artifacts - nouns denoting man-made objects
    • synonym of lag: stave
    • more generic words: slat / spline = a thin strip
    • part of: barrel / cask = a cylindrical container that holds liquids

Alternative definition of the noun lag

noun

  1. [countable] A gap, a delay; an interval created by something not keeping up; a latency.
  2. [uncountable] Delay; latency.
  3. [British, slang] a prisoner, a criminal.
  4. A minigame of billiards, where the order of the play is determined by testing who can get a ball closest to the bottom rail by shooting it onto the end rail.

Specialised definition of the noun lag

Glossary of sports / golf

a long putt, on which the object is to get the ball near the hole so that it can be sunk with the next putt

Definition of the adjective lag

What does lag mean as an attribute of a noun?

adjective

  1. See late.

Definition of the verb lag

What does lag mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: lagged, lagging

  1. hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
  2. lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
  3. throw or pitch at a mark, as with coins
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic words: flip / pitch / sky / toss = throw or toss with a light motion
  4. cover with lagging to prevent heat loss
    • example: lag pipes
    • lexical domain: Contact - verbs of touching, hitting, tying, digging
    • more generic word: cover = provide with a covering or cause to be covered

Alternative definition of the verb lag

verb

  1. to not keep up (the pace), to fall behind
  2. to cover (for example, pipes) with felt strips or similar material

Specialised definition of the verb lag

Glossary of sports / golf

to hit a long putt, on which the object is to get the ball near the hole so that it can be sunk with the next putt

Business

Lag: 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. Lâg has produced guitars since 1980, starting with Beast superstrat models to arkane, which is the most popular and requested from all. They are designed in a small custom shop in the south of France. Phil Campbell of Motörhead and Charles Hedger of Cradle of filth use LÂG guitars. Roger Edwards - Wolverhampton of Joe Takes Brooklyn uses LAG Electro Acoustic.

Music

  1. "Lag" is a musical album of Katamine.
    • released in (10 years ago)
  2. "Lag" is a composition.

Place

Lag a.k.a. Łąg is a village in the administrative district of Gmina Czersk, within Chojnice County, Pomeranian Voivodeship, in northern Poland. It lies approximately 8 kilometres north-east of Czersk, 37 km north-east of Chojnice, and 71 km south-west of the regional capital Gdańsk.

Miscellanea

  1. 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.
    • also known as 延遲
  2. Lag a.k.a. Laag is a frazione of the comune of Neumarkt in South Tyrol in the Italian region of Trentino-Alto Adige/Südtirol, located about 30 km northeast of the city of Trento and about 25 km south of the city of Bolzano. Laag is situated on the plain on the left side of the Adige river.
    • also known as Låg
  3. Lag a.k.a. Langi Language: Rangi or Langi is a Bantu language of spoken by the Rangi people of Kondoa District in the Dodoma Region of Central Tanzania. Whilst the language is known as Rangi in English and Kirangi in the dominant Swahili spoken throughout the African Great Lakes, the self-referent term is Kilaangi.
    • also known as Irangi, Kilangi, Langi, Rangi, Kirangi, Rangi language
  4. Lag a.k.a. Stathmin is a protein.
  5. Lag a.k.a. stathmin 1/oncoprotein 18 is a gene.
    • also known as prosolin, oncoprotein 18, metablastin, phosphoprotein 19, leukemia-associated phosphoprotein p18, stathmin 1
  6. Lag: In online gaming, Lag is a term used to describe delays between the action of players and the reaction of the server. Although it is commonly used to refer to delays caused by high latency, it is occasionally used to describe delays caused by insufficient processing power in the client and/or server. While all communication between a client and server, or even between hardware components in the same machine, will experience a certain amount of lag, the term is usually reserved for delays noticeable to the user.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Lag

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Google previewDemand Management (Routledge Revivals) (2013)

Stagflation - by David A Vines, J. M. Maciejowski, J. E. Meade

There are four important lags to be considered: (1) What we may call the recognition lag is the time that it takes for the authorities to realise that there is a divergence of the actual from the desired level of any one of the targets. (2) What we may ...

Google previewAn Introduction to Financial Markets and Institutions (2015)

by Maureen Burton, Reynold F. Nesiba, Bruce Brown

The recognition lag is the length of time it takes for policy makers to recognize that an unexpected and significant change in the economy's performance has occurred. The policy lag is the time between the point when the need for action is ...

Google previewThe Effects of Exchange Rate Change on the Trade Balance in Croatia (2004)

by Tihomir Stucka

The production lag is the time needed to undertake modifications in supply capacities and supply patterns. In other words, producers might choose to wait until they become convinced that the currency reflects a definite trend and a profit ...

Google previewMacroeconomics (2005)

Theory and Policy by D. N. Dwivedi

The inside lag refers to the time lost in (a) identifying the nature of the problem, (b ) identifying the sources of the problem, (c) assessing the magnitude of the problem, (d) choice of appropriate policy action, and (d) implementation of policy ...

Google previewMacroeconomics, Second Edition (1999)

by Timothy D. Tregarthen, Libby Rittenberg

Impact lag is the delay between the time a policy goes into effect and the time the policy has its impact on the economy. Imperfect competition exists in an industry with more than one firm and in which at least one firm is a price setter.

Google previewCone Beam Computed Tomography (2014)

by Chris C. Shaw

IMAGE LAG AND GHOSTING Image lag is the residual signal retained in the detector pixels after readout that is released...

Image lag is a function of x-ray exposure and frame rate, and it is typically quantified as the percentage residual ...

Google previewFalse Profits (2011)

Recovering from the Bubble Economy by Dean Baker

Only after a five-year lag is a full transcript of the meeting made available. Even this limited disclosure only came about as the result of the determined efforts of Henry Gonzalez, the long-time chairman of the House Banking Committee. Despite ...

Google previewHope for Film (2014)

From the Frontline of the Independent Cinema Revolutions by Ted Hope

But the time lag is a shame. In the narra- tive-feature world, only 6 percent of directors are female. Coincidentally, eight years is also about how long it takes people to raise young kids. And Nicole had twin boys. Most filmmakers would ...

Google previewThe Photomultiplier Handbook (2017)

by A. G. Wright

Nowadays, photoemission lag is a consideration, especially at long wavelengths, with the (NEA) IIIÀV photocathodes. PMT users may consider that (1) to (4) are the concern of the designer and not the user. However, knowledge of these ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Statistical Terms (2006)

by Yadolah Dodge

lag hysteresis Li-norm or least absolute deviation (LAD) method. The minimization of the Lp-norm for p = oc is known as the minimax method. Lachenbruch's method A cross-validation technique for estimating mis- ...

Google previewDictionary of philosophical terms (1997)

by Elmar Waibl

-s definition of terms, conceptual expiication conceptual distinction s begriffliche Unterscheidung f (lag, lan) conceptual explication s Begriffsbestimmung f (lag, lan) —> definition of ...

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This year, we must address the Colorado Paradox. We have more college degrees per capita than any state. Yet we lag the nation in the percentage of students who go on to higher education. (Bill Owens)
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Scrabble value of L1A1G2

The value of this 3-letter word is 4 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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