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Noun: lagging  la-ging
  1. Insulation used to wrap around pipes, boilers or laid in attics to prevent loss of heat
Verb: lag (lagged,lagging)  lag
  1. Hang (back) or fall (behind) in movement, progress, development, etc.
    - dawdle, fall back, fall behind
  2. (law) lock up or confine, in or as in a jail
    "The suspects were lagged without trial";
    - imprison, incarcerate, immure, put behind bars, jail, jug [N. Amer, informal], gaol [Brit], put away, remand, prison [archaic]
  3. Throw or pitch at a mark, as with coins
  4. Cover with lagging to prevent heat loss
    "lag pipes"

Derived forms: laggings

See also: fall

Type of: confine, cover, detain, flip, follow, insulant, insulation, pitch, sky, toss

Encyclopedia: Lagging