lagging

  • 1 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}. [1913 Webster] 2. Lags, collectively; narrow… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 lagging — index late (tardy), otiose Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 3 lagging — ► NOUN ▪ material providing heat insulation for a boiler, pipes, etc …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 lagging — [lag′iŋ] n. [< LAG2 + ING] 1. thermal insulation for wrapping around pipes, boilers, etc. 2. a wood framework to support an arch while it is being built 3. Mining planks or timber used to prevent rocks from falling in a shaft or drift …

    English World dictionary

  • 5 Lagging — 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. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 6 lagging — lagging1 laggingly, adv. /lag ing/, n. 1. the act of falling or staying behind. adj. 2. lingering; loitering; slow and dragging: lagging steps. [1590 1600; LAG1 + ING1, ING2] lagging2 /lag ing/, n. 1. the act of covering a boiler …

    Universalium

  • 7 lagging — adj. Lagging is used with these nouns: ↑indicator …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 8 lagging — [[t]læ̱gɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Lagging is special material which is used to cover pipes, water tanks, or the inside of a roof so that heat does not escape from them or so they do not freeze. [mainly BRIT] …

    English dictionary

  • 9 lagging — I. /ˈlægɪŋ/ (say laging) noun the act of lagging behind. {lag1 + ing1} II. /ˈlægɪŋ/ (say laging) noun 1. the act of covering a boiler, etc., with heat insulating material. 2. the covering formed. 3. the material used. 4. ( …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 10 lagging — atsilikimas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. lagging vok. Nacheilung, f rus. отставание, n pranc. retard, m …

    Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • 11 lagging — šilumos izoliacija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Apsauga nuo šilumos mainų su aplinka. atitikmenys: angl. heat insulation; lagging; thermal insulation rus. тепловая изоляция; теплоизоляция; термоизоляция ryšiai: sinonimas – termoizoliacija …

    Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • 12 lagging — noun Date: 1851 a lag or material used for making lags: as a. material for thermal insulation especially around a cylindrical object b. planking used especially for preventing cave ins in earthwork or for supporting an arch during construction …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 13 lagging — 1. adjective a) falling behind, not keeping up the pace b) Occurring after; indicating the later phase of 2. noun a) The covering of something with strips of felt, wood etc, either as insula …

    Wiktionary

  • 14 lagging — Retarded or diminished ventilatory movement of the affected side of the chest due to pleural disease with muscle splinting or collapse of a lung …

    Medical dictionary

  • 15 lagging — strategy used by a firm to stall payments, normally in response to exchange rate projections. Bloomberg Financial Dictionary …

    Financial and business terms

  • 16 lagging — Synonyms and related words: Micawberish, afterthought, backward, bind, block, blockage, bureaucratic delay, dalliance, dallying, dawdling, delay, delayage, delayed reaction, delaying, detention, dilatoriness, dilatory, dillydallying, double take …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 17 Lagging — term of imprisonment …

    Dictionary of Australian slang

  • 18 lagging — Australian Slang term of imprisonment …

    English dialects glossary

  • 19 lagging — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Not progressing and developing as fast as others, as in economic and social aspects: backward, underdeveloped, undeveloped. See PRECEDE …

    English dictionary for students

  • 20 Lagging — bewusstes Hinauszögern einer vertraglich fälligen Zahlung, im Auslandsgeschäft bes. um einen erwarteten oder konkreten Wechselkursvorteil auszunutzen. Im Gegensatz zum ⇡ Leading (bewusstes vorzeitiges Zahlen) ist L. vertragswidrig …

    Lexikon der Economics