Drafty Dragee

Drag

Meanings and phrases

drag

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid; retarding force
  2. something that slows or delays progress
  3. something tedious and boring
  4. clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex (especially women's clothing when worn by a man)
  5. the act of dragging (pulling with force)
  6. a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke); puff; pull

drag

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. pull, as against a resistance
  2. draw slowly or heavily; haul; hale; cart
  3. move slowly and as if with great effort
  4. to lag or linger behind; trail; get behind; hang back; drop behind; drop back
  5. force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; embroil; tangle; sweep; sweep up; drag in
  6. suck in or take (air); puff; draw
  7. use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select commands from a menu
  8. persuade to come away from something attractive or interesting
  9. proceed for an extended period of time; drag on; drag out
  10. search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost; dredge
  11. walk without lifting the feet; scuff
n.
  1. the ratio of the drag on a body moving through air to the product of the velocity and the surface area of the body; drag coefficient

drag a bunt

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. hit a ball in such a way so as to make it go a short distance; bunt
n.
  1. the ratio of the drag on a body moving through air to the product of the velocity and the surface area of the body; coefficient of drag
E.g.
  • The more aerodynamic shape had a drag coefficient of .
  • The drag coefficient has been reduced to 0.35.
  • With the wing retracted the LFA's body has a drag coefficient of .

drag down

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. exert a force with a heavy weight; bear down; bear down on; press down on; weigh down

drag in

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of action; embroil; tangle; sweep; sweep up; drag

drag on

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. proceed for an extended period of time; drag; drag out
  2. last unnecessarily long; drag out

drag one 's feet

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. postpone doing what one should be doing; procrastinate; stall; drag one's heels; shillyshally; dilly-dally; dillydally

drag one 's heels

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. postpone doing what one should be doing; procrastinate; stall; drag one's feet; shillyshally; dilly-dally; dillydally

drag out

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. last unnecessarily long; drag on
  2. proceed for an extended period of time; drag; drag on

drag through the mud

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. speak unfavorably about; badmouth; malign; traduce

drag up

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. mention something unpleasant from the past; dredge up

main drag

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the main street of a town or city

drag racing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Organized drag racing is rapidly growing in India.
  • Some drag racing tires are adhesive for this reason.
  • Some cutdowns have been used for drag racing.

drag queen

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Paolo portrayed the role of Vodka, a drag queen.
  • In "Hellbent" in 2004, he was a cop-loving drag queen.
  • A drag queen may imitate famous female film or pop-music stars.

drag queens

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Lauper has said that she identifies with drag queens.
  • The album features drag queens Adore Delano, Miss Fame, and Jackie Beat.
  • With the drag queens and strippers toned down, Leon and Scott exchange their vows.

reduce drag

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Some sleds are faired to reduce drag on the diver.
  • Streamlining dive gear will reduce drag and improve mobility.
E.g.
  • This venting thrust easily exceeded aerodynamic drag.
  • The front wheels of an open-wheeled F1 car generate aerodynamic drag.
  • The straight-through layout also increases total aircraft aerodynamic drag by 2–4%.

drag and drop

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Students drag and drop organs into place on the human body.
  • It offers drag and drop placement, resizing, and formatting of widgets.
  • The Gmail interface supports drag and drop of attachments to and from the inbox.
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