Meaning of DRAG in English
( v. t. )
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 paddle wheel. See Citation under Drag, v. i., 3.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012