Definition of drag Pronunciation
Noun
1. Resistance of the air (or some other fluid) to something moving through it.
When designing cars, manufacturers have to take drag into consideration.
2. The bottom part of a sand casting mold.
3. A device dragged along the bottom of a body of water in search of something, e.g. a dead body, or in fishing.
4. A puff on a cigarette or joint.
5. Someone or something that is annoying or frustrating; an obstacle to progress or enjoyment.
Travelling to work in the rush hour is a real drag.
6. Someone or something that is disappointing.
7. Horse-drawn wagon or buggy.
8. Street, as in 'main drag'.
9. The scent-path left by dragging a fox, for training hounds to follow scents.
To run a drag
10. A large amount of backspin on the cue ball, causing the cue ball to slow down.
11. A heavy harrow for breaking up ground.
12. A kind of sledge for conveying heavy objects; also, a kind of low car or handcart.
A stone drag
13. The bottom part of a flask or mould, the upper part being the cope.
14. A steel instrument for completing the dressing of soft stone.
15. The difference between the speed of a screw steamer under sail and that of the screw when the ship outruns the screw; or between the propulsive effects of the different floats of a paddle wheel.
16. Anything towed in the water to retard a ship's progress, or to keep her head up to the wind; especially, a canvas bag with a hooped mouth (drag sail), so used.
17. A skid or shoe for retarding the motion of a carriage wheel.
18. Motion affected with slowness and difficulty, as if clogged.
Verb
19. To pull along a surface or through a medium, sometimes with difficulty.
20. To move slowly.
Time seems to drag when you’re waiting for a bus.
21. To act or proceed slowly or without enthusiasm; to be reluctant.
22. To move onward heavily, laboriously, or slowly; to advance with weary effort; to go on lingeringly.
23. To draw along (something burdensome); hence, to pass in pain or with difficulty.
24. To serve as a clog or hindrance; to hold back.
25. To move (an item) on the computer display by means of a mouse or other input device.
Drag the file into the window to open it.
26. To inadvertently rub or scrape on a surface.
The car was so low to the ground that its muffler was dragging on a speed bump.
27. To perform as a drag queen or drag king.
28. To hit or kick off target.
29. To fish with a dragnet.
30. To break (land) by drawing a drag or harrow over it; to harrow.
31. To search exhaustively, as if with a dragnet.
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English - Spanish - drag Pronunciation
s. obstrucción al progreso, obstáculo; (inform.) arrastrar, dragar, mover un icono u otra imagen en la pantalla, en general por medio del ratón; fuerza de resistencia (aérea)
v. arrastrar, halar, jalar, llevar a rastras; dragar; avanzar lentamente, avanzar a rastras, estar rezagado, rezagarse, tomarse mucho tiempo
English - French - drag Pronunciation
n. (aérodynamisme) résistance de l'air; (avion) traînée; raseur-euse (pers.); costume féminin (porté par un homme) friction (droit); (informatique) glissement de la souris de l'ordinateur; (chasse) drag, voie artificielle
v. traîner de force; tirer; remorquer; se traîner lentement; se déplacer à un rythme lent; draguer (fleuve, terrain); herser (terrain); tirer des bouffées d'une cigarette
English - German - drag Pronunciation
n. Suchanker, Schleppnetz; Gegenkraft (z.B. die Kräfte die ein Flugzeug überwinden muß um zu fliegen oder zu manövrieren); (Comput) das Bewegen von Objekten auf dem Bildschirm durch kontinuierliches Drücken der Maustaste auf dem Objekt und das Bewegen der Maus
v. ziehen; schleppen; gezogen werden; Land ebnen; Objekte aus einer mit Wasser gefüllten Fläche hochholen; lange dauern lassen; lange weitermachen; sich langsam und mühevoll bewegen; sich langsamer als Andere bewegen; eine Zigarette rauchen
English - Italian - drag Pronunciation
s. erpice; rete a strascico; strumento per il rastrellamento del fondo di un corpo d'acqua per il recupero di oggetti; trascinamento; resistenza; dondolamento; (inform.) trascinamento, azionamento del mouse tramite pressione continua sul tasto; forza di resistenza
v. trascinare, strascinare, strascicare; dragare; (fig) tirare in ballo, far entrare nel discorso; (fig) protrarre, tirare per le lunghe; (Agr) erpicare
English - Portuguese - drag Pronunciation
s. draga; reboque; impecilho, obstáculo; resistência, força contrária; gancho, ancinho, croque; mover o mouse com o botão pressionado, arrastar (Comp.)
v. puxar; arrastar; dragar; andar com dificuldade, andar pesadamente
English - Russian - drag Pronunciation
с. медленное движение; зануда; бремя, обуза, помеха; землечерпалка, драга, кошка [тех.], тяжелая борона; экипаж, затяжка; блат, протекция; торможение, задержка движения; тормоз, тормозной башмак; бредень, невод, натяжение
г. тащить, притаскивать, тянуть, волочить; бродить; тащиться позади, отставать, тащиться; мучить, терзать; затягиваться; чистить дно драгой; боронить; буксировать
English - Turkish - drag Pronunciation
f. çekmek, sürüklemek, sürümek, sürünmek; ağırdan almak; ağ ile suyun dibini taramak, taramak; söz konusu etmek; bulaştırmak, sokmak; sürüncemede kalmak, geçmek bilmemek; durgunlaşmak; ağır tempoyla çalınmak
i. tırmık, trol, tarak, kızak; engel; direnç; ağır hareket; el arabası, atlı araba; zahmetli şey; sıkıcı tip; aptal, geri zekâlı tip; etki; bir nefes; koku (av); kadın elbisesi (eşcinsel erkeğin giydiği)
English - Dutch - drag Pronunciation
zn. sleep, gesleep; rem; gezanik, gezeur; (in computers) het slepen; (bij computers) voorwerpen (of tekst) op het scherm verplaatsen door de muisknop ingedrukt te houden; tegenkracht (zoals weerstand van lucht)
ww. slepen; dreggen; kruipen
English - Greek - drag Pronunciation
ουσ. κώλυμα, συρόμενο
ρήμ. παρατείνω, σέρνω, σύρω βίαια, σύρομαι, υστερώ
English - Chinese - drag Pronunciation
(名) 拖; 拉; 阻碍; 拖累; 纠缠不休; (计算机用语) 按键和压下鼠标器按钮并移动鼠标; 反作用力 (比如反向飞机运动的力量)
(动) 拉, 拖; 用拖网等在...打捞; 拖着行进; 耙; 拖曳; 拖沓地进行; 慢吞吞地行进; 用拖网等打捞
English - Chinese - drag Pronunciation
(名) 拖, 拖累
(動) 拉, 拖; 用拖網等在...打撈; 拖著行進; 耙; 拖曳; 拖沓地進行; 慢吞吞地行進; 用拖網等打撈
English - Japanese - drag Pronunciation
(名) 引きずること; 足手まとい, 邪魔物; 障害; 退屈なもの; (コンピュータ) ドラッグ, マウスボタンを押したままマウスを動かすこと; 抵抗力(飛行中の飛行機に対して働く力のような)
(動) 引っ張る; 引っ張られる; 地面を平らにする; 水の底をさらう; 長たらしく引きずる; 長たらしく続ける; ゆっくりと力いっぱい動かす; 他よりゆっくりしたペースで動く; タバコをふかす
English - Korean - drag Pronunciation
명. 견인, 철제 제동 장치, 냄새 자국, 영향력, 자동차 스피드 경주, 거리, 여자 친구
동. 끌다, 질질끌다; 끌리다; 땅을 고르다; 물밑을 훑다; 싫증나게 질질끌다; 힘들게 천천히 움직이다; 담배를 뻑금뻑금 피우다


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Dictionary Extension
Synonyms for drag
1. burden: hindrance, encumbrance, impediment
2. bother: annoyance
3. pull: hale, tow, draw, move, haul, transport
4. linger: lag, loiter, straggle, slow, dawdle, trail
5. puff: inhale, breathe in
6. draw: pull, magnetise, magnetize
Verb forms for drag
Present participle: dragging
Present: drag (3.person: drags)
Past: dragged
Future: will drag
Present conditional: would drag
Present Perfect: have dragged (3.person: has dragged)
Past Perfect: had dragged
Future Perfect: will have dragged
Past conditional: would have dragged