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Definition of Dragging

Dragging
Drag Drag, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dragged; p. pr. & vb. n. Dragging.] [OE. draggen; akin to Sw. dragga to search with a grapnel, fr. dragg grapnel, fr. draga to draw, the same word as E. draw. ? See Draw.] 1. To draw slowly or heavily onward; to pull along the ground by main force; to haul; to trail; -- applied to drawing heavy or resisting bodies or those inapt for drawing, with labor, along the ground or other surface; as, to drag stone or timber; to drag a net in fishing. Dragged by the cords which through his feet were thrust. --Denham. The grossness of his nature will have weight to drag thee down. --Tennyson. A needless Alexandrine ends the song That, like a wounded snake, drags its slow length along. --Pope. 2. To break, as land, by drawing a drag or harrow over it; to harrow; to draw a drag along the bottom of, as a stream or other water; hence, to search, as by means of a drag. Then while I dragged my brains for such a song. --Tennyson. 3. To draw along, as something burdensome; hence, to pass in pain or with difficulty. Have dragged a lingering life. -- Dryden. To drag an anchor (Naut.), to trail it along the bottom when the anchor will not hold the ship. Syn: See Draw.

Meaning of Dragging from wikipedia

- gesture, the "drag", was introduced by Apple to replace a dedicated "move" button on mice shipped with its Macintosh and Lisa computers. Dragging involves...
- Mel Smalls, known professionally as Drag-On, is a hip hop recording artist and actor. He is known as an original member of the Ruff Ryders Entertainment...
- to describe geometric dragging of frames which incorporates a newly discovered antidragging effect. Rotational frame-dragging (the Lense–Thirring effect)...
- also known as a dragging murder. An infamous example of a dragging murder is that of the African American James Byrd Jr., who was dragged to death by three...
- Are a Drag is the second album by Me First and the Gimme Gimmes, released in 1999 on the Fat Wreck Chords independent record label. The album is made up...
- being dragged, and an autopsy suggested that Byrd was alive during much of the dragging. Byrd died about halfway along the route of his dragging, when...
- Drag or The Drag may refer to: Drag, Norway, a village in Tysfjord muni****lity, Nordland, Norway Drág, the Hungarian name for Dragu Commune in Sălaj County...
- A drag queen is a person, usually cisgender male, who uses drag clothing and makeup to imitate and often exaggerate female gender signifiers and gender...
- user interfaces, drag and drop is a pointing device gesture in which the user selects a virtual object by "grabbing" it and dragging it to a different...
- Dragging Canoe (ᏥᏳ ᎦᏅᏏᏂ, pronounced Tsiyu Gansini, "he is dragging his canoe") (c. 1738 – February 29, 1792) was a Cherokee war chief who led a band of...