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lag

[lag]
(civil engineering)
A flat piece of material, usually wood, used to wedge timber or steel supports against the ground and to make secure the space between supports.
(electronics)
A persistence of the electric charge image in a camera tube for a small number of frames.
(physics)
The difference in time between two events or values considered together.

LAG

On drawings, abbr. for lagging.

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i. A delay or time interval in an instrument like the vertical speed indicator (VSI) or an altimeter between the actual event and its display. An altimeter lags in steep descent and very steep climbs, while some lag is inherent on all VSIs.
ii. The angular crankshaft movement between a reference position such as TDC (top dead center), BDC (bottom dead center), and the opening or closure of a valve. Also called valve lag.
iii. The angular movement between the helicopter hub and the temporary slower blade.
iv. The delay in the human reaction to an event.

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There are not any qualitative changes with respect to coefficients on lagged profit changes or lagged excess returns, and the contemporaneous excess return has a significant positive coefficient, as does the first lag thereof.
Coefficients and standard deviations provided by Poisson regression of admissions to the lags of zero to seven days of exposure to pollutants, Ribeirao Preto--SP, Brazil, 2011-2013.
Another complicated method is the anti jet lag diet.
Assuming the rates of OIs occurring on days on which [T.sub.day] (lag 0 to lag 2) was comprised in the < 75th percentile exposure groups as the referent ones, the Poisson regression analysis modeled for the May-September time period identified significantly increased risk of OIs (OR = 1.119, 95% CI: 1.008-1.242, and OR = 1.125, 95% CI: 1.013-1.249) for the > 95th percentile exposure groups as assessed in terms of [T.sub.day] lag 0 and lag 1 whereas no significant differences were found for [T.sub.day] lag 2.
Normally, jet lag gets resolved in a day or two and doesn't need any medical help.
All Poisson regression analyses were performed in R using the mgcv (Mixed GAM Computation Vehicle with GCV/ AIC/REML smoothness) (Wood 2011) and dlnm (Distributed Lag Non-linear Models) (Gasparrini 2011) packages.
Account management's headache, at that point, becomes a matter of reducing the lag before the horses are unleashed and, indeed, before the bend comes into view.
A second implication for our explanation is that in periods of high informational asymmetry, the CDS market's lag should be longer as dealers then have greater pricing power vis-a-vis uninformed investors.
The spectral lag is defined as the delay between low energy photons respect to high energy photons [2] [3]; and according to the Norris' model, the spectral lag is determined like the difference between the maximum amplitude time ([t.sub.peak] = [square root of [[tau].sub.1][[tau].sub.2]]) of two energy channels: [[tau].sub.lag] = [t.sub.peak,low]-[t.sub.peak,high].
"The dream of online gamers is to have a gaming session without the frustration of jitter or lag, and this is precisely what we will deliver," says Vijai Karthigesu, Founder & CEO of Ubique.
Although jet lag usually lasts no more than a few days, use these tips to reduce its effects and adjust quickly to the new time zone.