Definitions of drag

The word drag uses 4 letters:adgr.

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n. - A confection; a comfit; a drug. 2

v. t. - To draw slowly or heavily onward; to pull along the ground by main force; to haul; to trail; -- applied to drawing heavy or resisting bodies or those inapt for drawing, with labor, along the ground or other surface; as, to drag stone or timber; to drag a net in fishing. 2

v. t. - To break, as land, by drawing a drag or harrow over it; to harrow; to draw a drag along the bottom of, as a stream or other water; hence, to search, as by means of a drag. 2

v. t. - To draw along, as something burdensome; hence, to pass in pain or with difficulty. 2

v. i. - To be drawn along, as a rope or dress, on the ground; to trail; to be moved onward along the ground, or along the bottom of the sea, as an anchor that does not hold. 2

v. i. - To move onward heavily, laboriously, or slowly; to advance with weary effort; to go on lingeringly. 2

v. i. - To serve as a clog or hindrance; to hold back. 2

v. i. - To fish with a dragnet. 2

v. t. - The act of dragging; anything which is dragged. 2

v. t. - A net, or an apparatus, to be drawn along the bottom under water, as in fishing, searching for drowned persons, etc. 2

v. t. - A kind of sledge for conveying heavy bodies; also, a kind of low car or handcart; as, a stone drag. 2

v. t. - A heavy coach with seats on top; also, a heavy carriage. 2

v. t. - A heavy harrow, for breaking up ground. 2

v. t. - Anything towed in the water to retard a ship's progress, or to keep her head up to the wind; esp., a canvas bag with a hooped mouth, so used. See Drag sail (below). 2

v. t. - Also, a skid or shoe, for retarding the motion of a carriage wheel. 2

v. t. - Hence, anything that retards; a clog; an obstacle to progress or enjoyment. 2

v. t. - Motion affected with slowness and difficulty, as if clogged. 2

v. t. - The bottom part of a flask or mold, the upper part being the cope. 2

v. t. - A steel instrument for completing the dressing of soft stone. 2

v. t. - The difference between the speed of a screw steamer under sail and that of the screw when the ship outruns the screw; or between the propulsive effects of the different floats of a paddle wheel. See Citation under Drag, v. i., 3. 2


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