lagging current

lagging current

[′lag·iŋ ‚kə·rənt]
(electricity)
An alternating current that reaches its maximum value up to 90° behind the voltage that produces it.
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Ballen said her organization believes that codes that are poorly enforced, lagging current standards or simply nonexistent at a statewide level create a regrettable set of circumstances and unnecessary hazards.
Vector diagram of primary and secondary windings' current and voltage of electric power line with lagging current over voltage, is shown in Fig.
More importantly, even the lagging current conditions data saw its fourth increase.