Definition of lag gravel
1 : residual gravel remaining on a surface after finer materials have been removed by winds
2 : gravel rolled or dragged along a stream bed at a slower rate than the finer particles of sediment
Start your free trial today and get unlimited access to America's largest dictionary, with:
- More than 250,000 words that aren't in our free dictionary
- Expanded definitions, etymologies, and usage notes
- Advanced search features
- Ad free!
Origin and Etymology of lag gravel
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up lag gravel? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).