time lag


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Noun1.time lag - time during which some action is awaitedtime lag - time during which some action is awaited; "instant replay caused too long a delay"; "he ordered a hold in the action"
pause, suspension, intermission, interruption, break - a time interval during which there is a temporary cessation of something
extension - a mutually agreed delay in the date set for the completion of a job or payment of a debt; "they applied for an extension of the loan"
moratorium - a legally authorized postponement before some obligation must be discharged
retardation - the extent to which something is delayed or held back
Translations

time lag

n (between events) → intervallo (di tempo); (in travel) → differenza di fuso orario
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Interior plastering walls for a new building consisting of two components that are created time lag - plaster approx 5800 sq ft - lime plaster approximately 300 mA.
Agreement between the 2 analyzers and the effect of gender, time lag between sample analysis, and cartridge expiration were evaluated.
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Enterprise Minister Arlene Foster said: "The view of most economic commentators is that there will be a time lag before any recovery in business confidence is translated into jobs growth.
In order to improve the overall management of alloy surcharge, and reduce the risk due to a longer time period, Sandvik will reduce the time lag from 75 days to 45 days.
There is generally a time lag between when work is being performed and when the data are available for this work, made even worse with a further lag before EVMS reporting is conducted and then analyzed.
The time lag between expanding medical school intake and producing fully trained doctors creates uncertainty and risk, they say.
The time lag between peak global discoveries and peak production was estimated to be around 32 years, but peak oilers claim that the two oil crises of the 1970s reduced consumption and thereby delayed the peak until now.
He's hoping there won't be a similar time lag in from the Ontario Ministry of Natural Resources.
Other pieces created the somewhat ominous sense of one's being trapped in time, including Terry Riley's Time Lag Accumulator II, 2004, a structure containing numerous interlocking mirrored rooms, each recording the sound of the viewer's movements, which are subsequently played back in the rooms adjacent after a slight delay: Here the past both follows and perpetually accumulates in the present.
Through many of his speeches, including testimonies before the Congress, Greenspan underscored the need to take into account the substantial time lag between monetary policy action and the point at which its effects show in the economy.
With CGI (computer-generated imagery) you have a time lag where you send something away, and what you get back may or may not be what you wanted.