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lag

verb dally, dawdle, decelerate, decrease, delay, diiinish in pace, ebb, fail, fall back, fall behind, get behind, go leisurely, hold back, idle, lag behind, linger, lose strength, move slowly, procrastinate, put off, saunter, slow up, take one's time, trail, wane
Associated concepts: implementation date
See also: delay, pause, procrastinate, stall
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We are particularly keen to hear from laggers, welders, pipe fitters, electricians and general labourers, as these are the skills we will need as the second phase of construction begins.
New loft laggers, architects, plumbers, builders, electricians and plasterers would be needed.
FoE claimed the move would provide employment for hundreds of loft laggers, architects, plumbers, builders, electricians, plasterers and insulation specialists.
The wildcat action hit a liquefied natural gas site in Milford Haven, West Wales, and the Aberthaw power station in South Wales and involved laggers and thermal insulation engineers.
His relatives claim he was exposed to asbestos while working in the boiler house, alongside laggers applying asbestos to the boiler and pipework.
Commercial vehicles are laggers in the cycle," she said.
The laggers used to empty large sacks of raw asbestos fibres into drums and then mix it with water.
OCome on, you slow coaches,O the fitter group members jokingly called to laggers like me.
These days, to work as usual meant to mark time in the crowd of laggers, not keeping up with the advances of our times.
Stepwise down the ladder are first Japan, then the four tigers, and eventually laggers like Vietnam.
There are the laggers that are behind their industry's change curve and there are the industry challengers.