Definition of time lag noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


time lag

BrE BrE//ˈtaɪm læɡ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈtaɪm læɡ//
(also lag, time lapse)
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the period of time between two connected events There is a long time lag between when I do the work and when I get paid.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: time lag