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Princeton's WordNet

  1. draggingadjective

    marked by a painfully slow and effortful manner

    "it was a strange dragging approach"; "years of dragging war"

Wiktionary

  1. draggingnoun

    An instance of something being dragged.

Wikipedia

  1. dragging

    In computing, a pointing device gesture or mouse gesture (or simply gesture) is a way of combining pointing device or finger movements and clicks that the software recognizes as a specific computer event and responds to accordingly. They can be useful for people who have difficulties typing on a keyboard. For example, in a web browser, a user can navigate to the previously viewed page by pressing the right pointing device button, moving the pointing device briefly to the left, then releasing the button.

ChatGPT

  1. dragging

    Dragging is a term used to describe an action in which an object is pulled along a surface using consistent force or effort. It usually implies a certain level of difficulty or resistance. In computer terminology, it refers to the action of selecting and moving a digital object or piece of information to a new location on a graphical interface, usually achieved by holding down a mouse button while moving the mouse.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Dragging

    of Drag

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. dragging

    An old word for dredging.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of dragging in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of dragging in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of dragging in a Sentence

  1. Amarah Coleman:

    Crabs can never get out of a bucket because they always pull each other down. That is how he explained it in practice. ... They all just climb on top of each other and pull each other down. Like, bums, we are just dragging everybody down.

  2. Hernan Cristerna:

    Companies are moving fast rather than dragging their feet.

  3. Baltimore Police Commissioner Michael Harrison:

    At some point, the sergeant became engaged with the vehicle, the driver hit the gas and accelerated, dragging the sergeant what we think is about two blocks and striking another car along the way.

  4. Oliver Funnell:

    There was a chance (he could have regurgitated the tongs) but they were too far in, even dragging them out could have been fatal.

  5. President Barack Obama:

    The notion that we're gonna deport 11, 12 million people from this country - first of all, I have no idea where Mr. Trump thinks the money’s gonna come from. It would cost us hundreds of billions of dollars to execute that, imagine the images on the screen flashed around the world as we were dragging parents away from their children, and putting them in what, detention centers, and then systematically sending them out.

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