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Lag vs. Log

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  • Lag (adjective)

    late

  • Lag (adjective)

    Last; long-delayed.

  • Lag (adjective)

    Last made; hence, made of refuse; inferior.

  • Lag (noun)

    A gap, a delay; an interval created by something not keeping up; a latency.

  • Lag (noun)

    Delay; latency.

  • Lag (noun)

    One sentenced to transportation for a crime.

  • Lag (noun)

    a prisoner, a criminal.

  • Lag (noun)

    A method of deciding which player shall start. Both players simultaneously strike a cue ball from the baulk line to hit the top cushion and rebound down the table; the player whose ball finishes closest to the baulk cushion wins.

  • Lag (noun)

    One who lags; that which comes in last.

  • Lag (noun)

    The fag-end; the rump; hence, the lowest class.

  • Lag (noun)

    A stave of a cask, drum, etc.; especially one of the narrow boards or staves forming the covering of a cylindrical object, such as a boiler, or the cylinder of a carding machine or steam engine.

  • Lag (noun)

    A bird, the greylag.

  • Lag (verb)

    to fail to keep up (the pace), to fall behind

  • Lag (verb)

    to cover (for example, pipes) with felt strips or similar material

    "(referring to a time lag effect in thermal transfer) pedia|Building_insulation#The_history_of_thermal_insulation"

  • Lag (verb)

    To transport as a punishment for crime.

  • Lag (verb)

    To cause to lag; to slacken.

  • Log (noun)

    The trunk of a dead tree, cleared of branches.

    "They walked across the stream on a fallen log."

  • Log (noun)

    Any bulky piece as cut from the above, used as timber, fuel etc.

  • Log (noun)

    Anything shaped like a log; a cylinder.

  • Log (noun)

    A floating device, usually of wood, used in navigation to estimate the speed of a vessel through water.

  • Log (noun)

    A blockhead; a very stupid person.

  • Log (noun)

    A longboard.

  • Log (noun)

    A rolled cake with filling.

  • Log (noun)

    A weight or block near the free end of a hoisting rope to prevent it from being drawn through the sheave.

  • Log (noun)

    A piece of feces.

  • Log (noun)

    A logbook, or journal of a vessel (or aircraft)'s progress

  • Log (noun)

    A chronological record of actions, performances, computer/network usage, etc.

  • Log (noun)

    Specifically, an append-only sequence of records written to disk

  • Log (noun)

    A Hebrew unit of liquid volume (about ⅓{{nbsp}}L).

  • Log (noun)

    logarithm.

    "To multiply two numbers, add their logs."

  • Log (verb)

    To cut trees into logs.

  • Log (verb)

    To cut down (trees).

  • Log (verb)

    To cut down trees in an area, harvesting and transporting the logs as wood.

  • Log (verb)

    To make, to add an entry (or more) in a log or logbook.

    "to log the miles travelled by a ship"

  • Log (verb)

    To travel (a distance) as shown in a logbook

  • Log (verb)

    To travel at a specified speed, as ascertained by chip log.

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  • Lag (adjective)

    Coming tardily after or behind; slow; tardy.

  • Lag (adjective)

    Last; long-delayed; - obsolete, except in the phrase lag end.

  • Lag (adjective)

    Last made; hence, made of refuse; inferior.

  • Lag (noun)

    One who lags; that which comes in last.

  • Lag (noun)

    The fag-end; the rump; hence, the lowest class.

  • Lag (noun)

    The amount of retardation of anything, as of a valve in a steam engine, in opening or closing.

  • Lag (noun)

    A stave of a cask, drum, etc.;

  • Lag (noun)

    See Graylag.

  • Lag (noun)

    The failing behind or retardation of one phenomenon with respect to another to which it is closely related; as, the lag of magnetization compared with the magnetizing force (hysteresis); the lag of the current in an alternating circuit behind the impressed electro-motive force which produced it.

  • Lag (noun)

    One transported for a crime.

  • Lag (verb)

    To walk or more slowly; to stay or fall behind; to linger or loiter.

  • Lag

    To cause to lag; to slacken.

  • Lag

    To cover, as the cylinder of a steam engine, with lags. See Lag, n., 4.

  • Lag

    To transport for crime.

  • Log (noun)

    A Hebrew measure of liquids, containing 2.37 gills.

  • Log (noun)

    A bulky piece of wood which has not been shaped by hewing or sawing.

  • Log (noun)

    An apparatus for measuring the rate of a ship's motion through the water.

  • Log (noun)

    The record of the rate of speed of a ship or airplane, and of the course of its progress for the duration of a voyage; also, the full nautical record of a ship's cruise or voyage; a log slate; a log book.

  • Log (noun)

    A record and tabulated statement of the person(s) operating, operations performed, resources consumed, and the work done by any machine, device, or system.

  • Log (noun)

    A weight or block near the free end of a hoisting rope to prevent it from being drawn through the sheave.

  • Log (noun)

    A record of activities performed within a program, or changes in a database or file on a computer, and typically kept as a file in the computer.

  • Log

    To enter in a ship's log book; as, to log the miles run.

  • Log

    To record any event in a logbook, especially an event relating to the operation of a machine or device.

  • Log (verb)

    To engage in the business of cutting or transporting logs for timber; to get out logs.

  • Log (verb)

    To move to and fro; to rock.

Webster Dictionary
  • Lag (noun)

    the act of slowing down or falling behind

  • Lag (noun)

    the time between one event, process, or period and another

  • Lag (noun)

    one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket

  • Lag (verb)

    hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.

  • Lag (verb)

    lock up or confine, in or as in a jail;

    "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"

    "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life"

  • Lag (verb)

    throw or pitch at a mark, as with coins

  • Lag (verb)

    cover with lagging to prevent heat loss;

    "lag pipes"

  • Log (noun)

    a segment of the trunk of a tree when stripped of branches

  • Log (noun)

    large log at the back of a hearth fire

  • Log (noun)

    the exponent required to produce a given number

  • Log (noun)

    a written record of messages sent or received;

    "they kept a log of all transmission by the radio station"

    "an email log"

  • Log (noun)

    a written record of events on a voyage (of a ship or plane)

  • Log (noun)

    measuring instrument that consists of a float that trails from a ship by a knotted line in order to measure the ship's speed through the water

  • Log (verb)

    enter into a log, as on ships and planes

  • Log (verb)

    cut lumber, as in woods and forests

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