Last; long-delayed; -- obsolete, except in the phrase lag end.
Last made; hence, made of refuse; inferior.
One who lags; that which comes in last.
The fag-end; the rump; hence, the lowest class.
The amount of retardation of anything, as of a valve in a steam engine, in opening or closing.
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.
To walk or more slowly; to stay or fall behind; to linger or loiter.
To cause to lag; to slacken.
To cover, as the cylinder of a steam engine, with lags. See Lag, n., 4.
One transported for a crime.
To transport for crime.
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.
My fans don't feel like I hold anything back from them. They know whatever I'm going through now, they'll hear about it on a record someday. They'll hear the real story. There's a little bit of lag time. It's not as instant as going on a gossip blog. But it's much more accurate. Taylor Swift
The biggest potential and actual crises of the 21st century all have a strong, long, slow aspect with a significant lag between cause and effect. We have to train ourselves to be thinking in terms of longer-term results. Jamais Cascio
Usually, jet lag is not this big of an issue for me. I'm not sure why I'm so disoriented this time. It could be due to the amount of chocolate and french fries I've eaten in the last two and a half weeks. April Winchell