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time lag

noun

Simple Definition of time lag

  • : a period of time between two related actions (such as a cause and its effect)

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of time lag

  1. :  an interval of time between two related phenomena (as a cause and its effect)

Examples of time lag in a sentence

  1. There's a time lag between when you see a stop sign and when your foot steps on the brake.



1892

First Known Use of time lag

1892


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