- lag time
- time that passes between the point when precipitation is at its highest over a particular drainage basin during a particular precipitation event, and the point when discharge in the river channel is at its highest in that drainage basin for that precipitation event.
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Lag — Lag, n. 1. One who lags; that which comes in last. [Obs.] The lag of all the flock. Pope. [1913 Webster] 2. The fag end; the rump; hence, the lowest class. [1913 Webster] The common lag of people. Shak. [1913 Webster] 3. The amount of retardation … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
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