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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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They say he also came into contact with asbestos while working for construction firm Sir Alfred McAlpine in the mid-1960s, when as a bricklayer he was working alongside laggers applying asbestos to a school in Metchley Lane, Birmingham.
The laggers are more likely to have a training department responsible for the training of all staff including board directors.
Brands were categorized as leaders or laggers as previously defined.
4 per cent for the laggers - a three-to-one span - on engineering change the span was almost logarithmic, with the leaders having 0.
Our data support the conclusion that Leaders also fare better than Laggers on absolute economic outcomes, expressed as profits and ROAs.
Before his death George told Maureen that he often worked alongside laggers, who would mix asbestos paste and apply it to the ships' pipework.
The funeral he had to celebrate his life was wonderful, with so many laggers from all over the county from different power stations coming who, like us, will miss his smile and infectious laugh.
The day's biggest PSEi laggers were ALI and AEV, which both fell by over 5 percent.
I would like to thank the Hertel Laggers and Kitsons Laggers for their generosity in sponsoring me in this event and to let them know that I raised pounds 235.
It is said he worked close to laggers mixing dry asbestos fibres and cut asbestos insulation.
Sadly, many of the victims will come from Merseyside, where dockers, laggers and others, together with their families, will have been exposed to asbestos.
Construction of Wilton 11 is well underway - and bosses want to fill 50 positions for skilled workers including laggers, welders, pipe fitters, electricians and general labourers.