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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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Rectangle sags could not be suitable to analyze the behavior of induction motor because important details are out of plot.
The differences between the effects caused by real and ideal sags on the motor dynamics are discussed in this paper, and the influences of different voltage sags classified by M.
With the increase of sensitive load in industrial load, the problems caused by voltage sag become more and more serious, and the voltage sag has become the most complaints of power quality problem in the home and abroad.
If the sagging velocity is low enough, the paint will dry or cure before noticeable sag will occur.
The duct weight caused the natural sag to occur when the supporting boards were removed at the completion of the board-supported tests (flat configuration).
Therefore it is expected that conventional PP has a higher tendency to sag when heated above 172[degrees]C.
Using an uninterruptible power supply doesn't always solve the sag problem.
The normalized distances (D) between surfaces of current peaks and torque peaks generated by real sags are calculated as follows:
The PQ VR, installed on a trial basis at a SAPPI paper mill in Stanger, South Africa in April 1997, protected the mill from more than 70 voltage sags during its first year of operation.
During its first year of operation, the SMES unit protected the plant from more than 140 voltage sags.
Abstract Sag is a coating defect that results from excessive, gravity-driven flow after deposition.
The Screen Actors Guild showed it was stuck on ``Traffic'' and that members were avid viewers of the White House drama ''The West Wing'' as they handed out the seventh annual SAG awards Sunday night at the Shrine Auditorium.