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sag off

To absent oneself or leave early from school or work when one would normally be required to be there; to play truant. Primarily heard in UK. I was so restless and bored at work that I decided to just sag off after lunch without telling anyone. Hey, Jim and I are planning on sagging off from school on Friday, do you want to come with us? That's the last time you sag off class, mister! From now on, I'm dropping you off to school every morning!
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sag away (from something)

to settle or droop down or away. The cloth sagged away from the edge of the table.
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sag down

to droop downward. The branch sagged down and nearly touched the ground. When the rain got the drapes wet, they sagged down and touched the floor.
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sag under something

to droop under the burden of something. The porch roof sagged under the weight of the snow. The springs of the car sagged under the weight of all the passengers.
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For thermoforming, a polymer sheet must have sufficient elastic component to resist sagging, but remain viscous enough to flow into the mold under stress.
who found that the rate of sagging depended mainly upon the area of the sheet and thickness did not play a significant role.
A similar finding was observed by Cruz [22] for the sagging of circular samples.
No [lambda] results are presented for ABS as very little sagging was measured.
the amount of sagging is small and the thickness distribution along the sagged sample is more even.
2 Correlation Between Rate of Sagging and Rheological Parameters
The rate of sagging was determined from the slopes of the sagging curves in Fig.
Figure 7 shows the relationship between the rate of sagging and the melt strength of the polymers measured at 190[degrees]C.
Figure 8 shows the rate of sagging as a function of zero shear viscosity at 190[degrees]C.