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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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Similarly, Sam Rockwell has so far picked up the Golden Globe award, which predicts the Oscar 72% of the time, Screen Actors Guild, 61%, Critics Choice, 56%, and the Bafta, 53%.
The Screen Actors Guild, meanwhile, supports proposed tax credits in proportion to the wages paid by film productions in the United States.
His group is so incensed by the tax credits handed out by the Canadian government -- which he figures to be in the range of 20-to-40 per cent of the production budget from both the feds and provinces -- that FTAC, the Screen Actors Guild and other unions petitioned the U.S.
A host of British actors was last night nominated for Hollywood's prestigious Screen Actors Guild awards.
Francesca Hickson was named Deputy National Executive Director for Administration and CFO of the Screen Actors Guild (SAG), Los Angeles.
The Screen Actors Guild have warned him they've already got a male Robbie, a female Robbie and a Robert.
Boris Karloff, the Marx Brothers, Eddie Cantor, James Cagney, Lucille Ball, and Frederic March were only a few of the Screen Actors Guild enthusiasts from among the stars.
Due to its reported use of non-union talent in its television commercials, Procter & Gamble has recently found itself the subject of a full-fledged boycott by the Screen Actors Guild and the American Federation of Television & Radio Artists.
In its June 2000 African American Television Report, the Screen Actors Guild found that African American characters, unlike the characters portrayed by all other races, appeared more in sitcoms than in dramatic roles.
The Screen Actors Guild, the Directors Guild of America and other entertainment industry unions are protesting against "runaway" production of film and television production.
The Screen Actors Guild (SAG) and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTP.
Nancy had an instinct for the deal early on: selling her personalized hand towels to another Nancy at Smith; scheming as a starlet to catch the preoccupied president of the Screen Actors Guild. But as she aged, she traded the small-time hustle for more elaborate moves.