- lag period
- the time that elapses between the introduction of a microorganism into a nutrient medium and the initiation of exponential growth.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
lag phase — lag .fāz n the period of time between the introduction of a microorganism into a culture medium and the time it begins to increase exponentially called also lag period compare LOG PHASE * * * the early period following bacterial inoculation into… … Medical dictionary
LAG BA-OMER — (Heb. לַ״ג בָּעֹמֶר), the 33rd (Heb. לַ״ג) day of the counting of the omer , which is reckoned from the second day of passover until shavuot . It occurs on the 18th day of iyyar and has been celebrated as a semiholiday since the time of the… … Encyclopedia of Judaism
lag — Ⅰ. lag  ► VERB (lagged, lagging) ▪ fall behind; follow after a delay. ► NOUN (also time lag) ▪ a period of time between two events; a delay. ORIGIN originally in the sense hindmost person : related to the dialect adjective lag (perh … English terms dictionary
Lag BaOmer — Infobox Holiday caption = A bonfire, one of the symbols of the holiday. holiday name = Lag BaOmer official name = he. ל ג בעומר observedby = Jews and Judaism begins = Iyar 18 type = Religious significance = 33rd day after Pesach relatedto =… … Wikipedia
Lag — Payment of a financial obligation later than is expected or required, as in lead and lag. Also, the number of periods that an independent variable in a regression model is held back in order to predict the dependent variable. The New York Times… … Financial and business terms
lag — Payment of a financial obligation later than is expected or required, as in lead and lag. Also, the number of periods that an dependent variable in a regression model is held back in order to predict the dependent variable. Bloomberg Financial… … Financial and business terms
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. anaphase l. slowing or … Medical dictionary
lag — lag1 /lag/, v., lagged, lagging, n. v.i. 1. to fail to maintain a desired pace or to keep up; fall or stay behind: After five minutes of hard running, some of them began to lag. 2. to move or develop slowly, as toward a goal or objective, or in… … Universalium
lag — I UK [læɡ] / US verb Word forms lag : present tense I/you/we/they lag he/she/it lags present participle lagging past tense lagged past participle lagged 1) [intransitive] to not be as successful or advanced as another person, organization, or… … English dictionary
lag — I [[t]læg[/t]] v. lagged, lag•ging, n. 1) to fail to maintain a desired pace or speed: to lag behind in production[/ex] 2) to linger; delay 3) to decrease gradually; flag: Interest lagged as the meeting went on[/ex] 4) gam to throw one s shooting … From formal English to slang