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Meaning of drag

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: the phenomenon of resistance to motion through a fluid
           [syn: {drag}, {retarding force}]
      2: something that slows or delays progress; "taxation is a drag
         on the economy"; "too many laws are a drag on the use of new
      3: something tedious and boring; "peeling potatoes is a drag"
      4: clothing that is conventionally worn by the opposite sex
         (especially women's clothing when worn by a man); "he went to
         the party dressed in drag"; "the waitresses looked like
         missionaries in drag"
      5: a slow inhalation (as of tobacco smoke); "he took a puff on
         his pipe"; "he took a drag on his cigarette and expelled the
         smoke slowly" [syn: {puff}, {drag}, {pull}]
      6: the act of dragging (pulling with force); "the drag up the
         hill exhausted him"
      v 1: pull, as against a resistance; "He dragged the big suitcase
           behind him"; "These worries were dragging at him"
      2: draw slowly or heavily; "haul stones"; "haul nets" [syn:
         {haul}, {hale}, {cart}, {drag}]
      3: force into some kind of situation, condition, or course of
         action; "They were swept up by the events"; "don't drag me
         into this business" [syn: {embroil}, {tangle}, {sweep},
         {sweep up}, {drag}, {drag in}]
      4: move slowly and as if with great effort
      5: to lag or linger behind; "But in so many other areas we still
         are dragging" [syn: {drag}, {trail}, {get behind}, {hang
         back}, {drop behind}, {drop back}]
      6: suck in or take (air); "draw a deep breath"; "draw on a
         cigarette" [syn: {puff}, {drag}, {draw}]
      7: use a computer mouse to move icons on the screen and select
         commands from a menu; "drag this icon to the lower right hand
         corner of the screen"
      8: walk without lifting the feet [syn: {scuff}, {drag}]
      9: search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something
         valuable or lost [syn: {dredge}, {drag}]
      10: persuade to come away from something attractive or
          interesting; "He dragged me away from the television set"
      11: proceed for an extended period of time; "The speech dragged
          on for two hours" [syn: {drag}, {drag on}, {drag out}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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