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lagging

noun

Simple Definition of lagging

  • : a special material that is used to cover something (such as a pipe) to keep it from losing or gaining heat

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of lagging

  1. :  a lag or material used for making lags: as a :  material for thermal insulation especially around a cylindrical object b :  planking used especially for preventing cave-ins in earthwork or for supporting an arch during construction

1851

First Known Use of lagging

1851

Rhymes with lagging



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