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Webster

English Word:

lagging


English Pronunciation:

lag•ging


Noun:


⇨Definition

1. (Machinery) The clothing (especially, an outer, wooden covering), as of a steam cylinder, applied to prevent the radiation of heat; a covering of lags; -- called also deading and cleading.

2. Lags, collectively; narrow planks extending from one rib to another in the centering of arches.



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Wiktionary

Etymology:

from lag


Noun:

lagging (usually uncountable, plural laggings) The covering of something with strips of felt, wood etc, either as insulation or for protection The material so used


Verb:

lagging Present participle of lag.


Adjective:

Adjective lagging (comparative more lagging, superlative most lagging) falling behind, not keeping up the pace Occurring after; indicating the later phase of 1944, David Hay Surgeoner, Radio for aeroplanes‎, page 34: A leading wave is one which reaches its maximum value before another, which is thus a lagging wave


Term:

(occurring after): leading, concurrent


Reference:

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