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sag

1. Nautical the extent to which a vessel's keel sags at the centre
2. 
a. a marshy depression in an area of glacial till, chiefly in the US Middle West
b. (as modifier): sag and swell topography

sag

[sag]
(electricity)
Slack introduced in an aerial cable or open-wire line to compensate for contraction during cold weather.
(geology)
A pass or gap in a ridge or mountain range shaped like a saddle.
A shallow depression in a relatively flat land surface.
A regional basin with gently sloping sides.
(metallurgy)
Decrease in the section thickness of a casting caused by weakness of the sand mold.

sag

(1) A momentary drop in voltage from the power source. Contrast with spike.

(2) (SAG) (SQL Access Group) See CLI.
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The level of engagement seen from site and industry representatives with SCRS' SAG initiative has exceeded even our most optimistic expectations," states Christine Pierre, SCRS President.
Doubling the film thickness increases the sag velocity by a factor of four and sag volume by a factor of eight.
Pharmaceutical processors who track the impact of voltage sags have concluded that sags account for as much as 70 percent of their total unscheduled downtime.
This manufacturer is now implementing solutions to ride through the voltage sags to prevent this from happening again.
Long-term sag was achieved by depressing the duct midpoint between the joists and then allowing each section between the joists to retract, emulating a longer-term sag condition.
They can act silly and probably don't pay enough attention to politics," she sags.
Therefore it is expected that conventional PP has a higher tendency to sag when heated above 172[degrees]C.
For about the price of a basic desktop computer, Skeptical Electrical performs a Level 1 Survey to identify if surges, sags, or other power problems, are present in a building's electrical system.
The PureWave DVR corrected over 30 sags during the hurricane (including one at 55%), allowing processes to continue as if blue skies were overhead.