What does lagging mean?

Definitions for laggingˈlæg ɪŋ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. lagging(noun)

    used to wrap around pipes or boilers or laid in attics to prevent loss of heat


  1. lagging(Noun)

    The covering of something with strips of felt, wood etc, either as insulation or for protection

  2. lagging(Noun)

    The material so used

  3. lagging(Adjective)

    falling behind, not keeping up the pace

  4. lagging(Adjective)

    Occurring after; indicating the later phase of

Webster Dictionary

  1. Lagging

    of Lag

  2. Lagging(noun)

    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

  3. Lagging(noun)

    lags, collectively; narrow planks extending from one rib to another in the centering of arches


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of lagging in Chaldean Numerology is: 1

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of lagging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Alex Wong:

    The overall tone in Hong Kong has improved as we were lagging from other markets in the past month.

  2. Matthew Marcus:

    America has always been innovative, and the President has pushed entrepreneurship. We’re lagging in average broadband speed than many other countries and that’s ridiculous to me.

  3. Vedat Mizrahi:

    If the AKP does lose some popularity, that could force it to focus more on economic management and reform, we haven't seen any reforms in the last couple of years and Turkey is really lagging its emerging market counterparts.

  4. Stephane Richard:

    It is crazy that there are over 100 fixed and mobile operators in Europe, this is why we are lagging behind in broadband and 4G (mobile broadband) compared to the U.S., South Korea and Japan, which have a much smaller number of players.

  5. Andy Haldane:

    Official statistics tend to be lagging and tend to be revised. And what the scraping of the web can do is give us a better today read on what’s going on, it can give us a more timely understanding of whether the fortunes of the economy are turning up or turning down.

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