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lag

noun

1 lag

The act of slowing down or falling behind.

synonyms: retardation, slowdown.

Roget 683: inactivity; inaction etc. 681; inertness etc. 172; obstinacy etc. 606.    lull etc. (cessation) ... show more

Dutch: afremmen, productievermindering, produktievermindering
Polish: wytracenie prędkości, zwolnienie



2 lag

The time between one event, process, or period and another.

synonyms: interim, meantime, meanwhile.

Dutch: inmiddels, interim, intussen, ondertussen, onderwijl, terwijl

3 lag

One of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket.

synonym: stave.

Dutch: sport
Polish: bindra

verb

1 lag

Hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc..

synonyms: dawdle, fall back, fall behind.

Roget 683: be inactive etc. adj.; do nothing etc. 681; move slowly etc. 275; let the grass grow under one's feet; take one's time, dawdle, drawl, ... show more

Roget 275: move slowly etc. adv.; creep, crawl, lag, slug, drawl, linger, loiter, saunter; plod, trudge, stump along, ... show more

Dutch: achterliggen, achterstaan

2 lag

Lock up or confine, in or as in a jail.

synonyms: gaol, immure, imprison, incarcerate, jail, jug, put away, put behind bars, remand.

Dutch: gevangenzetten, inmetselen, opsluiten

3 lag

Throw or pitch at a mark, as with coins.

4 lag

Cover with lagging to prevent heat loss.


Moby thesaurus: afterthought, antedate, arrest, be found wanting, bind, block, blockage, bureaucratic delay, cast out, check, closing, collapse, come short, con, concluding, confine, dalliance, dally, dallying, dawdle ... show more.

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