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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.
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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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Mr Lockley came into contact with asbestos while working as a lagger, fitting thermal insulation at power stations, during the 1960s.
Retired pipe lagger Mr Reeves from Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, died five weeks after the operation.
Fife MEP Alex Falconer, who used to be a lagger at the yard, said: "If this film goes ahead at least there will be a few thousand workers on the site who could be extras.
Heslop has just started work as a lagger last week, the court was told.
An inquest at Wirral coroner's court heard Mr Jones had worked as an apprentice lagger at Stanlow in Ellesmere Port for almost three years.
Prosecutor Leighton Davies, QC, earlier told how retired pipe lagger Mr Reeves underwent the operation on January 24, 2000, for a stone in his right kidney.