Recent Examples of lagging from the Web
When summer revenue plummeted 14.6 percent to $3.83 billion, gains made earlier in the year were reversed, leaving 2017 domestic revenue lagging.
Its latest report placed India at 136 out of 180 countries, down 3 places from last year, leaving the South Asian national lagging behind the likes of Myanmar, Colombia and even Zimbabwe.
Martin, hired to provide the music for his sister-in-law’s wedding on the same day as the royal visit, is hoping to turn the gig into a new start for his lagging career.
Hardaway shifted between starting and super-sub roles, providing streaky scoring and decent outside shooting to a lagging Hawks offense that desperately needed it.
The changes come at a pivotal moment for Pandora, which for years dominated the internet radio market but has seen its growth stalled — and its stock price lagging — as listeners move to Spotify, Apple Music and elsewhere.
With foot traffic lagging at quick-service restaurants, chains are battling on all fronts to gain the attention of fast-food eaters.
The rhythm section was the key to the track: the drummer laid down a lagging beat, and the bassist played a molasses-slow riff.
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First Known Use of lagging
LAGGING Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of lagging for English Language Learners
: a special material that is used to cover something (such as a pipe) to keep it from losing or gaining heat
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