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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The act of slowing down or falling behind; One of several thin slats of wood forming the sides of a barrel or bucket; The time between one event, process, or period and another.

Usage examples (38)
  • lag pipes
  • Text chat lag is so bad I thought the person I was talking to had disconnected.
  • Tidal current lag is usually greater during spring tides and smaller during neaps.
  • Ironically, the only main economic indicator that has continued to lag is unemployment. for more
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