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Lag

Payment of a financial obligation later than is expected or required, as in lead and lag. Also, the number of periods that an dependent variable in a regression model is "held back" in order to predict the dependent variable.

Lag

1. A late payment.

2. In a quantitative model, the length of time considered in the past that is used to predict a future variable.
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Due to these obvious reasons, the first part of the study focused on the calculation of time lag in the three most common cancer types including breast, lung and prostate cancer.
Figure 5 shows the weld part breaking strength for different joint part rotations when a time lag occurs in the movement of the resin tubes that come into contact with the joint part from the right and left sides.
5 percent to 6 percent within fifteen months, the tendency is the failure to recognize that a time lag exists between the time a policy measure is implemented and that when the effects actually show.
Finally, data are lacking regarding the maximum time lag between antibiotic consumption in the community and possible changes in resistance patterns on a national level.
That time lag of about two hours was when they were trying to locate someone with the authority to tell them they could go ahead and take water out of the Chewuch River," said Flatten.
There may be a time lag in reporting between the date of the financial statements of the investor and that of the investee.
It says there is a time lag of two-three months between fluctuation in price of crude oil and the corresponding change in the price of petrol.
Also, published sources are pre-1990, indicating a time lag between research and writing, and publication.
A time lag was thus all that accounted for the lower death rates in France.
Some earlier reviewers were concerned over the few centuries' time lag between the writing of some of the texts he cites and the subsequent appearance of related images.
The 450 mm circular reinforced concrete columns support exceptionally thick 300 mm slabs which, acting as time lag storage heaters, are plastered on the underside and carry raised floors.
This not only results in a considerable temperature differential, but creates a significant thermal time lag that causes major control problems.