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  3  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lagging  \Lag"ging\,  n. 
  1.  (Mach.)  The  clothing  (esp.,  an  outer,  wooden  covering),  as 
  of  a  steam  cylinder,  applied  to  prevent  the  radiation  of 
  heat;  a  covering  of  lags;  --  called  also  {deading}  and 
  {cleading}. 
 
  2.  Lags,  collectively;  narrow  planks  extending  from  one  rib 
  to  another  in  the  centering  of  arches. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Lag  \Lag\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Lagged};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Lagging}.] 
  To  walk  or  more  slowly;  to  stay  or  fall  behind;  to  linger  or 
  loiter.  ``I  shall  not  lag  behind.''  --Milton. 
 
  Syn:  To  loiter;  linger;  saunter;  delay;  be  tardy. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  lagging 
  n  :  used  to  wrap  around  pipes  or  boilers  or  laid  in  attics  to 
  prevent  loss  of  heat 




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