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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.

lag

(lag)
1. the time between application of a stimulus and the reaction.
2. the period after inoculation of bacteria into a culture medium, in which growth or cell division is slow.

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.

lag

the afterglow of an image on a screen or television camera, caused by phosphorescence.

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 screw
a screw used in compression plating of bone fractures; it has U-shaped threads.
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For example, accounting standards setters might find lags more disturbing than asymmetry, given the importance they attach to the conservatism principle.
The authors found evidence of short-term displacement of circulatory hospital admissions among the elderly in Sao Paulo at cumulative lags of a few days only for [PM.
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.
1999) describe the behaviour of lags in the US monetary policy.
Table 2: Auto Regression on Tax Rates Number of Lags in the Model Coefficient Lag 5 Lag 4 Lag 3 Constant 0.
Thus, under Cournot competition collusion is sustainable accordingly the following trade-off between number of lags and number of firms,
Two within-subject variables were manipulated: lag (1, 3, 5, 7, 9) and T1-T2 spatial Euclidian distance (3.
We can generalize the MIDAS specification to multiple lags of the predictor X:
By averaging, for we apply a FFT (fast Fourier transform), we can obtain the phase lag between the two signals a(t) and b(t).
Also, it is found that the lag was in average 1 year between the appraisal-based values and the "true" values, while Clayton, Geltner, and Hamilton (2001) obtained similar results, with a 9-month appraisal lag.