Definitions of lag

The word lag uses 3 letters:agl.

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a. - Coming tardily after or behind; slow; tardy. 2

a. - Last; long-delayed; -- obsolete, except in the phrase lag end. 2

a. - Last made; hence, made of refuse; inferior. 2

n. - One who lags; that which comes in last. 2

n. - The fag-end; the rump; hence, the lowest class. 2

n. - The amount of retardation of anything, as of a valve in a steam engine, in opening or closing. 2

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. 2

n. - See Graylag. 2

v. i. - To walk or more slowly; to stay or fall behind; to linger or loiter. 2

v. t. - To cause to lag; to slacken. 2

v. t. - To cover, as the cylinder of a steam engine, with lags. See Lag, n., 4. 2

n. - One transported for a crime. 2

v. t. - To transport for crime. 2

n. - The failing behind or retardation of one phenomenon with respect to another to which it is closely related; as, the lag of magnetization compared with the magnetizing force (hysteresis); the lag of the current in an alternating circuit behind the impressed electro-motive force which produced it. 2

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Words formed by adding one letter

y - agly9

a - alga7 gala7

c - clag10

e - egal7 gale7

f - flag10

l - gall8

s - gals7 lags7 slag7

o - gaol7 goal7

d - glad8

i - glia7

n - lang8

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