Meaning of LAG in English

LAG

I. verb

COLLOCATIONS FROM OTHER ENTRIES

jet lag

I’m suffering from jet lag but I’ll feel better after a good night’s sleep.

old lag

suffering from jet lag

I’m suffering from jet lag but I’ll feel better after a good night’s sleep.

time lag

There is generally a two-year time lag in the information being made available.

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ ADVERB

behind

This was because according to Morgan kin terms lag behind .

The nation overall made more progress during the 1990s than did large cities, which lagged behind in almost every measure.

Therapeutics may lag behind , possibly for decades, so I will abstain from discussing these aspects here.

Some sectors, moreover, lagged behind completely, by force of circumstances or on account of reluctance to abandon traditional ways.

Commercial people lagged behind , but they were ahead of the textile workers, the first working-class group to show strong limitation.

Her good readers are voracious and read their weight in books every week, while the slow readers lag behind .

In every area of skills training Britain lags behind .

But in other ways the colony lagged behind , especially when government expenditure was at stake.

EXAMPLES FROM OTHER ENTRIES

This year, private fund-raising for the museum has lagged.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Agriculture was lagging behind the general prosperity levels.

At the same time in October, 56. 4 percent of companies beat estimates while just 32. 2 percent lagged.

Cyclical, industrial stocks lagged badly amid disappointing earnings and worries about flagging economic growth.

In the total absence of black dancers, Covent Garden lags behind other ballet companies in the West.

Nails was ahead but Hoomey was lagging.

Some sectors, moreover, lagged behind completely, by force of circumstances or on account of reluctance to abandon traditional ways.

Therapeutics may lag behind, possibly for decades, so I will abstain from discussing these aspects here.

II. noun

COLLOCATIONS FROM CORPUS

■ NOUN

time

But in a way that time lag , though it could be frustrating, was also a blessing in disguise.

As Chapter 4 noted, the average time lag between daily use and first contact with an agency was 2.6 years.

But there will inevitably be time lags and imprecision in the process.

No time lag should come between demand and supply.

The time lag in the nocturnal response is quite marked - averages point nine plus of a second greater.

That there was a time lag heartened me.

It is difficult to make a case that the time lag in getting innovations to the market-place has decreased in recent years.

EXAMPLES FROM CORPUS

Another lag , for example, is that between changes in instruments and the achievement of the employment and prices objectives.

But for a lag in publication caused by the war, his volume would have missed the story of the camps.

But there will inevitably be time lags and imprecision in the process.

No time lag should come between demand and supply.

The jet lag induces a mild form of hallucination.

With a variable lag the Fed would have to know the lag for each specific case in which it is considering policy.

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