drag englannista suomeksi
este, riippa, jarru
riesa, harmi, kiusa
Resistance of a fluid to something moving through it.
''When designing cars, manufacturers have to take drag into consideration.''
Any force acting in opposition to the motion of an object.
''A high thrust-to-weight ratio helps a rocket to overcome the effects of gravity drag.''
A device dragged along the bottom of a body of water in search of something, e.g. a dead body, or in fishing.
A puff on a cigarette or joint.
''Travelling to work in the rush hour is a real drag.''
December 24, 1865, (w), ''letter to Dr. Symonds''
- My lectures (..)were only a pleasure to me, and no drag.
A long open horse-drawn carriage with transverse or side seats. (defdate)
1899, (w), ''The Awakening'':
- Alcee Arobin and Mrs. Highcamp called for her one bright afternoon in Arobin's drag.
Street, as in 'drag'. (defdate)
The scent-path left by dragging a fox, or some other substance such as aniseed, for training hounds to follow scents.
''to run a drag''
A heavy harrow for breaking up ground.
A kind of sledge for conveying heavy objects; also, a kind of low car or handcart.
''a stone drag''
The bottom part of a flask or mould, the upper part being the cope.
A steel instrument for completing the dressing of soft stone.
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 wheel.
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 (sail), so used.
Motion affected with slowness and difficulty, as if clogged.
c. 1800, (w), ''My First Acquaintance with Poets''
- Had a drag in his walk.
house|Witch house music. (rfex)
The last position in a line of hikers.
A prison sentence of three months
1869, A Merchant. Editor: Frank Henderson, ''Six Years in the Prisons of England''
- The copper knew I did that job, and had me up on suspicion some time after, and gave me a drag (three months) over it. The next bit I did was a 'sixer' (six months), and I escaped from prison in about three weeks after I got it.
To move onward heavily, laboriously, or slowly; to advance with weary effort; to go on lingeringly.
(RQ:Byron Childe Harold)
''a. 1732, (w), ''epistle to a Lady''
- Long, open panegyric drags at best.
To act or proceed slowly or without enthusiasm; to be reluctant.
(quote-journal)| title=Flowers and Ribbons of Ice| passage=Dragging yourself out of a warm bed in the early hours of a wintry morning to go for a hike in the woods: It’s not an easy thing for some to do, but the visual treasures that await could be well worth the effort. If the weather conditions and the local flora are just right, you might come across fleeting, delicate frozen formations sprouting from certain plant stems, literally a garden of ice.
To draw along (something burdensome); hence, to pass in pain or with difficulty.
- have dragged a lingering life
To serve as a clog or hindrance; to hold back.
1883, (w), ''Sailor’s Language:A collection of Sea-terms and Their Definitions''
- A propeller is said to drag when the sails urge the vessel faster than the revolutions of the screw can propel her.
To move (an item) on the computer display by means of a mouse or other input device.
To unintentionally rub or scrape on a surface.
2012, David Ornstein, ''BBC Sport'', "Arsenal 5-2 Tottenham" http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/football/20278355, November 17
- Arsenal were struggling for any sort of rhythm and (w) dragged an effort inches wide as Tottenham pressed for a second.
(senseid) To search for something, as a lost object or body, by dragging something along the bottom of a body of water.
To search exhaustively, as if with a dragnet.
- while I dragged my brains for such a song
To roast, say negative things about, or call attention to the flaws of (someone).
(quote-journal)|date=30 May 1870|page=13|title=The Men in Women's Clothes|issn=0140-0460
''He performed in drag.''
Men's clothing worn by women for the purpose of entertainment.
A men's party attended in women's clothing. (defdate)
(quote-book)|year=1927|title=Manual of Psychiatry|publisher=John Wiley & Sons Inc.|location=New York|chapter=Sexual Psychopaths|page=203|pageurl=https://archive.org/details/manualofpsychiate6rosa/page/203|oclc=1090860194
(quote-book)|author=(w)|year=1942|oclc=490011513|location=New York|publisher=Harcourt Brace and World
a (l), (l) (''the act of pulling, dragging'')
''Han tok eit drag av sigaretten.''
He took a drag from his cigarette.
''Eg tek til å få draget på dette.''
I am starting to get the hang of this.
(l) (''e.g. facial features'')
dear (loved; lovable)