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Word meaning lag

a. Coming tardily after or behind; slow; tardy.
a. Last; long-delayed; -- obsolete, except in the phrase lag end.
a. Last made; hence, made of refuse; inferior.
n. One who lags; that which comes in last.
n. The fag-end; the rump; hence, the lowest class.
n. The amount of retardation of anything, as of a valve in a steam engine, in opening or closing.
n. A stave of a cask, drum, etc.; especially (Mach.), one of the narrow boards or staves forming the covering of a cylindrical object, as a boiler, or the cylinder of a carding machine or a steam engine.
n. See Graylag.
v. i. To walk or more slowly; to stay or fall behind; to linger or loiter.
v. t. To cause to lag; to slacken.
v. t. To cover, as the cylinder of a steam engine, with lags. See Lag, n., 4.
n. One transported for a crime.
v. t. To transport for crime.

Crossword clues for lag

- Delay
- Drop behind
- Fall behind


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