Definition of time lag
: an interval of time between two related phenomena (such as a cause and its effect)
Examples of time lag in a sentence
There's a time lag between when you see a stop sign and when your foot steps on the brake.
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TIME LAG Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of time lag for English Language Learners
: a period of time between two related actions (such as a cause and its effect)
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