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sag off

To absent oneself or leave early from school or work when one would normally be required to be there; to play truant. Primarily heard in UK. I was so restless and bored at work that I decided to just sag off after lunch without telling anyone. Hey, Jim and I are planning on sagging off from school on Friday, do you want to come with us? That's the last time you sag off class, mister! From now on, I'm dropping you off to school every morning!
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sag away (from something)

to settle or droop down or away. The cloth sagged away from the edge of the table.
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sag down

to droop downward. The branch sagged down and nearly touched the ground. When the rain got the drapes wet, they sagged down and touched the floor.
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sag under something

to droop under the burden of something. The porch roof sagged under the weight of the snow. The springs of the car sagged under the weight of all the passengers.
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Equally important is the ability it has given the manufacturer to correlate sags with machine downtime.
Capital avoidance, scrap expense, rework expense, missed deliveries, idled direct expense and factory overheads are all impacted by voltage sags.
During voltage sag events at the manufacturing facility, the variable frequency drive would shut down and as a result, the interlocking controls shut down the Catalytic Oxidizer, which in turn shut down the Fluid Bed process.
1-second voltage sag can cause hours of lost production.
With the information from the right power quality monitor, everyone on the team can know that they just experienced a voltage sag and whether or not it can be traced to outside their facility.
The SMES units to be installed at the ST facility will protect 10 MW of critical processes at the facility from voltage sags up to 55% for times exceeding one second.
The PQ VR, installed on a trial basis at a SAPPI paper mill in Stanger, South Africa in April 1997, protected the mill from more than 70 voltage sags during its first year of operation.
According to Greg Yurek, American Superconductor president and chief executive officer, industrial companies worldwide are recognizing the impact that momentary outages and voltage sags have on their bottom line.
According to industry data, these momentary interruptions and voltage sags cost U.
During its first year of operation, the SMES unit protected the plant from more than 140 voltage sags.
The Screen Actors Guild showed it was stuck on ``Traffic'' and that members were avid viewers of the White House drama ''The West Wing'' as they handed out the seventh annual SAG awards Sunday night at the Shrine Auditorium.
The SAG awards, the last major trophy presentation in the orgy of prizes that leads up to the Academy Awards, have become something of a barometer of Oscar tastes, since actors comprise the largest voting block of Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences members.