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Verb
To move or progress slowly, failing to keep up with others
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“On walks, she would lag behind the group in case anyone went off course.”
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To deplete, or be depleted, in physical strength or energy
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“The dogs began to tire and lag under the unusual strain.”
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To cover (for example, pipes) with felt strips or similar material
“On the odd occasion that I have to run near pipework, I lag the pipes with insulation to protect the cables.”
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To cause to proceed or move at a slower pace
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Noun
Latency, or a delay or pause between two events
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“As we discuss in more detail later, humans also experience lags, as there is a noticeable lag between the presentation of a stimulus and the response to it.”
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A person who is dishonest or a criminal
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Noun
Agent noun of linger
Adjective
Last in order, sequence, or time
“Management blamed the team's downfall on several members of the team who failed to keep themselves in shape towards the lag end of the season.”
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