stagger

Definitions

General English

Aviation

  • verb to make the leading edge of one wing of a biplane project beyond the leading edge of the other wing

Electronics

  • To place at alternate sides of a center or given location, time, or the like. For example, occurrence fifteen minutes before and after an hour.
  • To position or distribute in non-consecutive or non-adjacent locations. For instance, staggered tuning, or memory interleaving.
  • In fax, an error resulting from variations in the position of the recording spot along a given line.

Medical

  • verb to move unsteadily from side to side while walking

Military

  • verb to arrange vehicles or aircraft or men so that they are not in a straight line

Travel

  • verb to arrange holidays, working hours etc. so that they do not all begin and end at the same time
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