Definition of Time lag

1. Noun. Time during which some action is awaited. "He ordered a hold in the action"

Exact synonyms: Delay, Hold, Postponement, Wait
Generic synonyms: Break, Intermission, Interruption, Pause, Suspension
Specialized synonyms: Extension, Moratorium, Retardation
Derivative terms: Delay, Delay, Hold, Hold, Wait

Lexicographical Neighbors of Time Lag

time draft
time exposure
time factors
time flies
time flies when you're having fun
time frame
time frames
time heals all wounds
time horizon
time immemorial
time interval
time is money
time is of the essence
time killer
time killers
time lag (current term)
time lapse
time limit
time line
time lines
time loan
time lock
time locks
time machine
time machines
time management
time marker
time note
time notes
time of arrival

Literary usage of Time lag

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1919)
"(2) The time lag is the greatest in a non-uniform field or for electrodes where ... (3) The time lag for any given electrodes and spacing is not constant, ..."

2. A Treatise on the Theory of Alternating Currents by Alexander Russell (1904)
"By the time lag of two periodic functions of the same frequency we mean the interval that elapses time lag. , . between the instants when they pass through ..."

3. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"Magnetization, Time-Lag of - —A lag which appears to exist between the time of action of the magnetizing force and the appearance of the magnetism. ..."

4. Report of the Annual Meeting (1900)
"In order to eliminate the time-lag from the equations, ... Time-lag=6-15 sees. With only three observations it is of course always possible to calculate a ..."

5. Transactions of the International Electrical Congress, St. Louis, 1904 by International Electrical Congress (1905)
"But investigations made in alternating magnetic fields have failed to establish conclusively the existence of such a time-lag. At the same time, ..."

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