What is lag?

  • (noun): One of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket.
    Synonyms: stave
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on lag:

Lundberg Lag
... The Lundberg lag, named after the Swedish economist Erik Lundberg, stresses the lag between changes in the demand and response in output ... This is one lag which points out that business cycles do not follow a completely random fashion but can be explained with a few different important regularities ...
Lag (online Gaming) - Solutions and Lag Compensation
... Instead, games will often be designed with lag compensation in mind ... This solution works and will all but eliminate most problems related to lag ...
Customer Insight in Practice
... Using the Critical Lag strategy (outlined above), the company analysed the each customers ordering behaviour, mainly focusing on the frequency and time lapse between each lunchtogo purchase ... the company hired by Marks and Spencer to handle their Customer Insight) developed a critical lag formula, which helped M S to judge when a customer’s current lag since they placed their last order, fell ... If a customer fell outside of this lag, M S communicated with them via email or over the phone to find out the reason for this behaviour and therefore ...
Lag (online Gaming)
... In online gaming, lag is a noticeable delay between the action of players and the reaction of the server ... Although lag may be caused by high latency, it may also occur due to insufficient processing power in the client and/or server ... The tolerance for lag depends heavily on the type of game ...
LAG Nos. 87 And 88
... superheated steam locomotives with the Localbahn AG (LAG) ... They were the last two engines that the LAG procured because shortly after their delivery in 1937, the company was finally nationalised ... Unlike the two LAG engines, TAG 7 survived, first as the operating reserve for the Tegernseebahn and later as a museum locomotive ...

More definitions of "lag":

  • (verb): Cover with lagging to prevent heat loss.
    Example: "Lag pipes"
  • (noun): The time between one event, process, or period and another.
    Synonyms: interim
  • (verb): Throw or pitch at a mark, as with coins.

Famous quotes containing the word lag:

    I could be well content
    To entertain the lag end of my life
    With quiet hours.
    William Shakespeare (1564–1616)