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  • n. Plural form of lagger.


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  • Among other Sensex laggers, Bharat Heavy Electricals closed 4.4% lower at 2,057.50 rupees.

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  • I don't think there are any real laggers, maybe some retail and some fast-food companies.

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  • There has always been a performance gap between companies that embrace technology and companies that resist it -- what Erik Brynjolfsson, Schussel Family Professor at the MIT Sloan School of Management, director of the MIT Center for Digital Business and co-author of Wired for Innovation (MIT Press, 2009), calls the productivity gap between "leaders and laggers."

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  • This evolved from an earlier version of the story, still available on the web, which included in the soft catagory "forestry workers, loft laggers and child carers", all of which sound like pretty tough jobs to me, certainly compared to "Daily Telegraph senior headline writer" or "mouthpiece for the Taxpayers 'Alliance".

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  • I invite the headline writersand reporters on that storytotrytheir hand asloft laggers, solar panel engineers or even dance assistants.

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  • SEN is too often taken to apply to low attainment and the State system has unfortunately tended to concentrate on constructing a good basic education for the average, plus catch-up for the laggers.

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  • "Some of the laggers are going to be leapfrogs," Patterson says, citing still-brewing ideas like WiMax, the wide-range, high-speed wireless networks that some firms are experimenting with, or the metro Wi-Fi network Google and EarthLink will be installing in San Francisco.

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  • Few blacks were in the honors classes, mainstreaming classes were mainly an education in how to learn despite the constant class disruptions or how to move ahead and learn more while the teachers focused on the laggers.

    "'The office of student services has disapproved your transfer request' because it would 'have an adverse effect on desegregation compliance.'"

  • I looked at my watch and tapped my foot at the laggers straggling off the bus.

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  • Their market share has steadily increased from 81.9% since 2001, while laggers Lattice Semiconductor and Actel have steadily lost share, from 18.1% to 12.4%.

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