(a.) Last; long-delayed; -- obsolete, except in the phrase lag end.
(a.) Last made; hence, made of refuse; inferior.
(n.) One who lags; that which comes in last.
(n.) The fag-end; the rump; hence, the lowest class.
(n.) The amount of retardation of anything, as of a valve in a steam engine, in opening or closing.
(n.) A stave of a cask, drum, etc.; especially (Mach.), one of the narrow boards or staves forming the covering of a cylindrical object, as a boiler, or the cylinder of a carding machine or a steam engine.
(n.) See Graylag.
(v. i.) To walk or more slowly; to stay or fall behind; to linger or loiter.
(v. t.) To cause to lag; to slacken.
(v. t.) To cover, as the cylinder of a steam engine, with lags. See Lag, n., 4.
(n.) One transported for a crime.
(v. t.) To transport for crime.
(1) At the moment we are, if anything, slightly lagging."
(2) Initiation of the alternative pathway by the cryptococcal capsule is characterized by a lag in C3 accumulation and the appearance of a limited number of focal initiation sites which resemble those observed when the alternative pathway is activated by zymosan and nonencapsulated cryptococci.
(3) When cultures were pulse labeled for 15 min and then incubated under chase conditions for 105 min, the amount of degraded collagen attained a value equal to approximately 20% of the amount synthesized during the labeling period; the data were fit with a simple exponential function that had a 40-min rise time and a 12-min lag time.
(4) It is conceivable that DNA replication of RSF1010 does not need the priming mechanism for lagging strand synthesis and proceeds by the strand displacement mechanism.
(5) Supplementation of neuraminidase-treated Lp(a) with N-acetylneuraminic acid (NANA) at concentrations comparable to the naturally occurring amounts of NANA in the Lp(a) protein moiety led to an increase of the lag-phase yielding values which were comparable to those observed with native Lp(a).
(6) A more specific differentiation, as indicated by the sharp increase in GAD levels which was concurrent with an increase in interneuronal contacts, lagged behind the initial growth.
(7) It appears that the decline in plasma IGF-I lags considerably behind the sharp fall in plasma GH levels and expression of hepatic IGF-I mRNA.
(8) This causes a time lag, with money continuing to be taken until the SLC is made aware that the debt has been settled.
(9) The drug-induced effect changes lagged behind the plasma drug level changes.
(10) The first transient increase in conductance developed with very short time lag (2-10 s) after serum addition, while the period between successive transients was 30-90 s, being remarkably constant in each particular cell.
(11) The Bank of Spain estimates that GDP grew 0.1% in the first quarter of this year, ending seven consecutive quarters of contraction but lagging the rest of the euro area's recovery by six months.
(12) Lysine was unique in accelerating gluconeogenesis beyond the lag period.
(13) This pattern is still 2 months off from the actual birth distribution; however, the retrospective data probably underestimate the real pregnancy lag.
(14) For example, after imported mouse dihydrofolate reductase (a soluble monomeric enzyme) had been released from mhsp70, folding to a protease resistant conformation occurred only after a lag and was much slower than the release.
(15) The company lagged "far behind its major competitors, with zero reporting of its energy or environmental footprint to any source or stakeholder", the report said.
(16) The temporal lag varied inversely with the dose and was more pronounced with HA.
(17) This multistage schema would account for the lag between injury and restenosis and the failure of chronic antithrombotic therapy to prevent this process.
(18) The results are interpreted as follows: bleomycin induces chromosomal aberrations that in turn give rise to micronuclei by means of lagging chromatin, main and micronuclei eventually become asynchronous in their cell cycles and mitosing main nuclei induce PCC in the micronuclei.
(19) Furthermore, the rate of superoxide generation decreased after a prolonged lag period.
(20) The hypothesis that a measure of intellectual speed assessed at one point in time would predict intellectual achievement at a later point in time was evaluated with a time-lagged cross-correlational analysis, an application of causal modeling techniques.
(a.) Slow; sluggish; backward.
(n.) One who lags; a loiterer.
(1) "Sticking your head in the sand might make you feel safer, but it's not going to protect you from the coming storm," Obama warned climate laggards then.
(2) Dentists can be divided into five adoption categories based upon their time of adoption of pit and fissure sealants: innovators, early adopters, early majority, late majority, and laggards.
(3) The unique value of Time Warner’s industry-leading businesses including its portfolio of networks and its film studio and television production business is only going to increase.” Claire Enders, founder of media research firm Enders Analysis, said: “Time Warner been a real laggard in stock market terms for a long time with a lot of great assets that can be plucked like a chicken.
(4) "In some ways, the more interesting announcement was the continuation of the iPhone 3GS, which is now available for free on contract with many carriers, and which now represents Apple's low-cost strategy for emerging markets and smartphone laggards.
(5) The percentage of total aberrations in root tips exposed to nimrod reached 54.39% at 250 ppm for 4 h, and 64.69% in root tips exposed to rubigan-4 at 250 ppm for 6 h. The types of numerical chromosomal aberrations produced by both fungicides included: binucleate cells, c-metaphases, sticky chromosomes, polyploid cells, and laggards.
(6) It omitted a target date for peaking emissions, which meant there was no clear way of getting to the 2C goal, and it did not propose any penalties for climate laggards.
(7) Some of these differences, between the leaders and the laggards, are likely to surface in the talks this week among the IMF's 188 member countries, as central banks fret about their "exit strategy" from the emergency policies they have used to try to stimulate demand since the Great Recession.
(8) DfID welcomed the NAO report and said it was prepared to take tough action on laggards.
(9) The EU today contains some of the world's best places for free expression, namely Finland, Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden, but also laggards, such as Italy, Hungary, Greece and Romania, who sit behind new and emerging global democracies.
(10) Perry said she was delighted that No 10 had decided to intervene on the issue and accused ISPs of being laggards in the debate.
(11) Leader to laggard summarises the history of the UK’s rail network.
(12) Microsporocytes from a population of F2 plants derived from these stocks displayed the following aberrations: varying frequencies of metaphase and anaphase laggards, 'stickiness' at anaphase I resulting in chromosome bridges from pole to pole, acentric fragments and a spontaneous translocation of the NOR on chromosome 6.
(13) Mouse L-cells were treated with bis-benzimidazole derivative (Hoechst 33258), caffeine and bleomycin in order to study genesis of laggards and micronuclei and formation of kinetochores as revealed by antikinetochore antibody staining.
(14) Andrew Goodwin, senior economic adviser to the Ernst & Young ITEM Club Manufacturing has gone from being the star performer of the recovery to being the laggard.
(15) "Being a laggard has never been very successful in terms of capturing the greater share of the value added for the economy … if you create a sustainable market, you will achieve cost savings and drive economic benefits in terms of tax income and job creation."
(16) This entails creating markets and incentives that reward those prepared to back the green economy and exclude the (largely US-based) industry laggards that spend so much of their time and money lobbying against climate action instead of innovating sustainable business products and services.
(17) "Let's lead the change, not be laggards at a game in which we can succeed."
(18) "Internet service providers with the exception of TalkTalk have been laggardly in this area.
(19) The relevant questions, then, are: how many laggards are out there, how badly do they trail the field and how much extra capital do they need to survive, say, a sovereign debt crisis?
(20) ... Dickens did much with Carlyle’s despairing insight into cash payment as the sole nexus between human beings The bloody dramas of political and economic laggards can seem remote from liberal-democratic Britain.