HyperDic: lag

English > 7 senses of the word lag:
VERBmotionlag, dawdle, fall back, fall behindhang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
sociallag, imprison, incarcerate, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remandlock up or confine, in or as in a jail
contactlagthrow or pitch at a mark, as with coins
contactlagcover with lagging to prevent heat loss
NOUNactlag, slowdown, retardationthe act of slowing ... / slowing down or falling behind
timelag, interim, meantime, meanwhilethe time between one event, process, or period and another
artifactlag, staveone of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket
lag > pronunciation
Soundslae'g
RhymesAg ... zigzag: 32 rhymes with aeg...
English > lag: 7 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of slowing ... / slowing down or falling behind.
Synonymsslowdown, retardation
Broaderdelay, holdupThe act of delaying
Spanishdesaceleración
Catalandesacceleració, endarreriment
Verbslaghang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
English > lag: 7 senses > noun 2, time
MeaningThe time between one event, process, or period and another.
Synonymsinterim, meantime, meanwhile
NarrowerinterregnumThe time between two reigns, governments, etc.
Broadertime interval, intervalA definite length of time marked off by two instants
Spanishínterin, mientras tanto, tiempo intermedio
Catalanendemig, ínterim, temps intermedi
English > lag: 7 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningOne of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket.
Synonymstave
Part ofbarrel, caskA cylindrical container that holds liquids / liquids
Broaderslat, splineA thin strip (wood or metal)
Spanishduela
English > lag: 7 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaninghang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc..
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s
Synonymsdawdle, fall back, fall behind
Narrowerdrag, trail, get behind, hang back, drop behind, drop backTo lag or linger behind
BroaderfollowTo travel behind, go after, come after
See alsofallPass suddenly and passively into a state of body or mind
Spanishquedarse atrás, retrasarse
Nounslagthe act of slowing ... / slowing down or falling behind
laggard, laggersomeone who takes more time than necessary
English > lag: 7 senses > verb 2, social
Meaninglock up or confine, in or as in a jail.
PatternSomebody ----s somebody
ModelThey want to lag the prisoners
Synonymsimprison, incarcerate, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug, gaol, put away, remand
Categorylaw, jurisprudenceThe collection of rules imposed by authority
Broaderconfine, detaindeprive of freedom
Spanishapresar, aprisionar, encarcelar
Catalanempresonar, encarcerar, engarjolar
English > lag: 7 senses > verb 3, contact
MeaningThrow or pitch at a mark, as with coins.
PatternSomebody ----s
Broaderflip, toss, sky, pitchThrow or toss with a light motion
English > lag: 7 senses > verb 4, contact
MeaningCover with lagging to prevent heat loss.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"lag pipes"
BroadercoverProvide with a covering or cause to be covered
Nounslaggingused to wrap around pipes or boilers or laid in attics to prevent loss of heat / heat

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