lagging

i. A type of insulation around certain lubrication system lines to keep it from losing heat in the oil to outside air.
ii. In formation, an aircraft that is well behind its assigned position.

Aviation dictionary. 2014.

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  • Lagging — Lag ging, n. 1. (Mach.) 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}. [1913 Webster] 2. Lags, collectively; narrow… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lagging — index late (tardy), otiose Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • lagging — ► NOUN ▪ material providing heat insulation for a boiler, pipes, etc …   English terms dictionary

  • lagging — [lag′iŋ] n. [< LAG2 + ING] 1. thermal insulation for wrapping around pipes, boilers, etc. 2. a wood framework to support an arch while it is being built 3. Mining planks or timber used to prevent rocks from falling in a shaft or drift …   English World dictionary

  • Lagging — Lag Lag, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Lagged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Lagging}.] To walk or more slowly; to stay or fall behind; to linger or loiter. I shall not lag behind. Milton. Syn: To loiter; linger; saunter; delay; be tardy. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • lagging — lagging1 laggingly, adv. /lag ing/, n. 1. the act of falling or staying behind. adj. 2. lingering; loitering; slow and dragging: lagging steps. [1590 1600; LAG1 + ING1, ING2] lagging2 /lag ing/, n. 1. the act of covering a boiler …   Universalium

  • lagging — adj. Lagging is used with these nouns: ↑indicator …   Collocations dictionary

  • lagging — [[t]læ̱gɪŋ[/t]] N UNCOUNT Lagging is special material which is used to cover pipes, water tanks, or the inside of a roof so that heat does not escape from them or so they do not freeze. [mainly BRIT] …   English dictionary

  • lagging — I. /ˈlægɪŋ/ (say laging) noun the act of lagging behind. {lag1 + ing1} II. /ˈlægɪŋ/ (say laging) noun 1. the act of covering a boiler, etc., with heat insulating material. 2. the covering formed. 3. the material used. 4. ( …   Australian English dictionary

  • lagging — atsilikimas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. lagging vok. Nacheilung, f rus. отставание, n pranc. retard, m …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • lagging — šilumos izoliacija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Apsauga nuo šilumos mainų su aplinka. atitikmenys: angl. heat insulation; lagging; thermal insulation rus. тепловая изоляция; теплоизоляция; термоизоляция ryšiai: sinonimas – termoizoliacija …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

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