sag n : a shape that sags; "there was a sag in the chair seat" [syn: droop]
2 cause to sag; "The children sagged their bottoms down even more comfortably" [syn: sag down] [also: sagging, sagged]
- Rhymes: -æɡ
- State of sinking or bending; sagging.
- The difference in elevation of a wire, cable, chain or rope suspended between two consecutive points.
- To sink, in the middle, by its weight or under applied pressure, below a horizontal line or plane; as, a line or cable supported by its ends sags, though tightly drawn; the floor of a room sags; hence, to lean, give way, or settle from a vertical position; as, a building may sag one way or another; a door sags on its hinges.
- To lose firmness, elasticity, vigor, or a thriving state; to sink; to droop; to flag; to bend; to yield, as the mind or spirits, under the pressure of care, trouble, doubt, or the like; to be unsettled or unbalanced.
- To loiter in walking; to idle along; to drag or droop heavily.
- To cause to bend or give way; to load.
EtymologyFrom the verb saga ‘to saw’.
Sag or SAG may refer to:
- sag (geology)
- any form of sagging
- a sag pond
- a lens sag (shape distortion)
- the SAG - Securitag Assembly Group, RFID Transponder Solution in Taiwan.(SAG RFID)
- an abbreviation relating to the astronomical Sagittarius (constellation) and astrological Sagittarius, as in Sagittarius Dwarf Irregular Galaxy (Sag DIG)
- Sag Harbor, New York
- Sâg, a commune in Sălaj County, Romania
- the Screen Actors Guild (SAG)
- electric current, as in Voltage sag
- the plant Khada sag
- the culinary dish sa(ag) ghoust
- Semi-Autogenous Grinding, a technique used in milling
- an abbreviation referring to a Socially Awkward Guy or Socially Awkward Girl
- SQL Access Group (see ODBC)
- Songs About Girls music album by will.i.am.
sag in German: SAG
sag in Esperanto: SAG
sag in Italian: SAG
sag in Kölsch: SAG (Watt ėßß datt?)
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