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Overview of noun lag

The noun lag has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) slowdown, lag, retardation

(the act of slowing down or falling behind)

2. interim, meantime, meanwhile, lag

(the time between one event, process, or period and another; "meanwhile the socialists are running the government")

3. stave, lag

(one of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket)


Overview of verb lag

The verb lag has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (7) lag, dawdle, fall back, fall behind

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

2. imprison, incarcerate, lag, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand

(lock up or confine, in or as in a jail; "The suspects were imprisoned without trial"; "the murderer was incarcerated for the rest of his life")

3. lag

(throw or pitch at a mark, as with coins)

4. lag

(cover with lagging to prevent heat loss; "lag pipes")

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