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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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Although several types of tools have been used to simulate voltage sags, the present work has been based on the development of models in ATP/EMTP.
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.
In preventing sag, it is not necessary to stop downward flow completely.
At most pharma manufacturing plants, voltage sags can affect the following processes; all carry the potential to take the plant down for extended periods of time:
F&B customers who track the impact of voltage sags have concluded that sags account for as much as 70 percent of their total unscheduled downtime.
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. "I don't think they should help run the country."
Since these reports, several novel streptococcal SAgs have been identified, including streptococcal mitogenic exotoxin Z (SMEZ; 30), SMEZ-2, SPE-G, SPE-H (31), SPE-J, and SPE-I (32), all possessing typical SAg features and are highly mitogenic on human T cells.
As an example, Figure 1 shows the surface of Maximum values of all current peaks (Reference surface) and the current peaks surface caused by voltage sags type G.
The SAG Awards are the one time that actors get to choose which of their cohorts win awards, and fans can watch the celebs celebrate each other on TV or online.
Abstract Sag is a coating defect that results from excessive, gravity-driven flow after deposition.