Lagged sentence example
When conversation lagged, they apparently took the hint and retreated into Bird Song.
In some experiments the bar was lagged with i in.
His horse lagged behind the adjutant's and jolted him at every step.
Thus Arcadia lagged behind the general development of Greece, and its political importance was small owing to chronic feuds between the townships (notably between Mantineia and Tegea) and the readiness of its youth for mercenary service abroad.
He worked dismantling pipes lagged with asbestos and on land removing asbestos lagged with asbestos and on land removing asbestos lagging.Advertisement
The polar regions travelled a little from west to east relatively to the equatorial, which lagged behind.
Built-in airing cupboard housing lagged tank with fitted immersion heater.
I get back from Austria the night before so may be jet lagged... .
He worked dismantling pipes lagged with asbestos and on land removing asbestos lagging.
For lagged profiles that extend on either side of measured cells, the resultant matrix will be approximately symmetrical along the leading diagonal.Advertisement
Access to the roof space, central heating thermostat control, airing cupboard housing a lagged hot water cylinder, radiator.
He maintained with full conviction to the end of his life a grossly erroneous hypothesis of the tides, early adopted from Andrea Caesalpino; the " triplicate " appearance of Saturn always remained an enigma to him; and in regarding comets as atmospheric emanations he lagged far behind Tycho Brahe.
The katana was mostly responsive when it came to pressing the A button, but it lagged a split second behind when it was time to chop or wield it into someone.
Christian soundtracks have lagged behind the explosion in popularity of Christian cinema.
He participated in conversation, but whenever it lagged, he watched her questioningly.Advertisement
She lagged behind so he could open the restaurant door for them, but once inside he surrendered their care to Josh and Bill.
The 17th century is a famous epoch in the progress of science, and the mathematics in no way lagged behind.
Although it lagged in early times behind both Gela and Acragas (Agrigentum), it very soon began to aim at a combination of land and sea power.'
Yet all that we read of Syracusan military and naval action during the former part of the Athenian siege shows how Syracuse had lagged behind the cities of old Greece, constantly practised as they were in warfare both by land and sea.
In 697 an assembly was held at Tara in which a law known as Cain Adamnain was passed, at the instance of Adamnan, prohibiting women from taking part in battle; a decision that shows how far Ireland with its tribal system lagged behind Teutonic and Latin countries in civilization.Advertisement
There is little money for development and consequently these cameras have lagged behind their terrestrial counterparts.
They understood that the saddles and Junot's spoon might be of some use, but that cold and hungry soldiers should have to stand and guard equally cold and hungry Russians who froze and lagged behind on the road (in which case the order was to shoot them) was not merely incomprehensible but revolting.
He did not see and did not hear how they shot the prisoners who lagged behind, though more than a hundred perished in that way.
But to his surprise Willarski soon noticed that Pierre had lagged much behind the times, and had sunk, as he expressed it to himself, into apathy and egotism.
She's a bit jet- lagged though.Advertisement
To the noncommissioned officer's excuse that the prisoner was ill and could not walk, the officer replied that the order was to shoot those who lagged behind.