lag

Definition

In financial markets, the time gap between the actual payment of an obligation and the date it was contracted to be settled. In international trade, the number of days between an order or shipment and its full payment.

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You need to try and figure out new ways to proceed with the project whenever you hit a lag and just have to wait.

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The computer lag was hard to deal with,but we managed to get along with it and overcome it for the duration of the test.

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The LAG was small for the investments within the project was the payment processors were instantaneous and all parties involved had open communication.

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