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lapse US English

A temporary failure of concentration, memory, or judgment

lapse US Thesaurus

a lapse of concentration

lapse rate US English

The rate at which air temperature falls with increasing altitude

time-lapse US English

Denoting the photographic technique of taking a sequence of frames at set intervals to record changes that take place slowly over time. When the frames are shown at normal speed, or in quick succession, the action seems much faster

lapse into in lapse US English

Pass gradually into (an inferior state or condition)

adiabatic lapse rate US English

The rate at which atmospheric temperature decreases with increasing altitude in conditions of thermal equilibrium