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lag

 [lag]
1. the time elapsing between application of a stimulus and the resulting reaction.
2. the early period after inoculation of bacteria into a culture medium, in which the growth or cell division is slow.
lag of accommodation the extent to which the eyes fail to focus accurately.
anaphase lag delayed movement during anaphase of one homologous chromosome in mitosis or of one chromatid in meiosis, so that the chromosome is not incorporated into the nucleus of one of the daughter cells; the result is one normal cell and one cell with monosomy.
jet lag see jet lag.

lag

(lag),
1. To move or progress more slowly than normal; to fall behind.
2. The act or condition of falling behind.
3. The time interval between a change in one variable and a consequent change in another variable.
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Throughout each phase of the travel experience, the Jet Lag Adviser will send reminders with recommended actions to passengers via the app.
The first lag of rating upgrade variables do not help predict current changes in ROA.
Relative risks and respective intervals of confidence in the hospitalizations according to the increase of 10 [micro]g/[m.sup.3] in the concentration of N[O.sub.2],in the lags of zero to seven days in exposure to pollutants, Ribeirao Preto--SP, Brazil, 2011-2013.
This is a controversial and complex treatment for jet lag involving the manipulation of a hormone in the body, starting in the days preceding travel.
The Table 3 shows the daily rates of OIs by exposure groups for [T.sub.day] (lag 0 to lag 2) and [T.sub.max], for the whole study period and by month.
Avoid drinking alcoholic drinks as it can increase your tiredness and cause dehydration, making it difficult to beat jet lag.
For those who have already sideloaded the latest security patch on their Pixel phone, there is actually a simple way to address the lag issues.
The Poisson generalized additive model (GAM) was fitted to estimate single-day lag effects of air pollutant exposures on lag 0, lag 1, and lag 2 days.
Since then, boffins have sorted out the problem and reduced lag dramatically.
Acharya and Johnson (2007) argue that CDS markets can lead equities when there is bad news about a specific company, while our results suggest that CDS markets lag equities in pricing good news about the general economy.
On the other hand, the second analysis showed a correlation between spectral parameters (photon index and luminosity) and the spectral lag per pulse was found.