lagging

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from lag

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lagging (comparative more lagging, superlative most lagging)

  1. falling behind, not keeping up the pace
  2. 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

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Noun[edit]

lagging (usually uncountable, plural laggings)

  1. The covering of something with strips of felt, wood etc, either as insulation or for protection
  2. The material so used

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Verb[edit]

lagging

  1. Present participle of lag.

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