|—vb , lags, lagging, lagged|
|2.||to fall away in strength or intensity|
|3.||to determine an order of play in certain games, as by rolling marbles towards a line or, in billiards, hitting cue balls up the table against the top cushion in an attempt to bring them back close to the headrail|
|4.||the act or state of slowing down or falling behind|
|5.||the interval of time between two events, esp between an action and its effect|
|6.||an act of lagging in a game, such as billiards|
|[C16: of obscure origin]|
lagn. [MUD, IRC; very common] When used without qualification this is synomous with netlag. Curiously, people will often complain "I'm really lagged" when in fact it is their server or network connection that is lagging.