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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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A few of us from the Lagger House made our way into a little bowling alley with joint bar, owned by a short Samoan guy with no teeth.
Brands were categorized as leaders or laggers as previously defined.
The funeral he had to celebrate his life was wonderful, with so many laggers from all over the county from different power stations coming who, like us, will miss his smile and infectious laugh.
JOHN Graham Reeves worked for 26 years as a pipe lagger at Carmarthen Bay Power Station.
In the dock were: Francis Smith, 53, of Allerton Road, Allerton; Anthony O'Toole, 39, a lagger, and his 19-year-old son Dean O'Toole, both of Lapwing Close, West Derby; Alan Gerrard, 44, a roofer, of Harecroft, Stockbridge Village; Harold Camello, 40, a garage owner, of Dacy Road, Anfield; and Anthony Healey, 41, of Graylands Road, Walton, all Liverpool; and Alexander Thom, 41, a director of haulage company, of Guild Town, Perth, Scotland.
Mr Lockley came into contact with asbestos while working as a lagger, fitting thermal insulation at power stations, during the 1960s.
Lagger indicated that the work will involve maintenance, as well as the accomplishment of multiple modifications designed to standardize the Boeing 757-200 aircraft to the airline's specifications.
Prior to the attack, he worked as a thermal insulation engineer, also known as a lagger.
One was a Liverpool woman whose husband was a former lagger and docker.
Anthony O'Toole, 39, a lagger, and his 19-year-old son, Dean, both from West Derby, Alan Gerrard, a 44- year-old roofer from Stockbridge Village and Harold Camello, 40, a garage owner from Anfield, were all detained in raids by police on Sunday in Merseyside.
Retired pipe lagger Mr Reeves from Burry Port, Carmarthenshire, died five weeks after the operation.
Lagger indicated that the flexible contract covered scheduled structural and heavy maintenance checks for an as yet undetermined number of aircraft.