Sagging



verb (used without object), sagged, sagging.
1.
to sink or bend downward by weight or pressure, especially in the middle:
The roof sags.
2.
to hang down unevenly; droop:
Her skirt was sagging.
3.
to droop; hang loosely:
His shoulders sagged.
4.
to yield through weakness, lack of effort, or the like:
Our spirits began to sag.
5.
to decline, as in price:
The stock market sagged today.
6.
Nautical.

(of a hull) to droop at the center or have excessive sheer because of structural weakness.
Compare hog (def 14).
to be driven to leeward; to make too much leeway.

verb (used with object), sagged, sagging.
7.
to cause to sag.
noun
8.
an act or instance of sagging.
9.
the degree of sagging.
10.
a place where anything sags; depression.
11.
a moderate decline in prices.
12.
Nautical.

deflection downward of a hull amidships, due to structural weakness.
leeway (def 3).

verb (mainly intransitive) sags, sagging, sagged
1.
(also transitive) to sink or cause to sink in parts, as under weight or pressure: the bed sags in the middle
2.
to fall in value: prices sagged to a new low
3.
to hang unevenly; droop
4.
(of courage, spirits, etc) to weaken; flag
noun
5.
the act or an instance of sagging: a sag in profits
6.
(nautical) the extent to which a vessel’s keel sags at the centre Compare hog (sense 6), hogged
7.

a marshy depression in an area of glacial till, chiefly in the US Middle West
(as modifier): sag and swell topography

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