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Drag or The Drag may refer to:


  • Drag, Norway, a village in Tysfjord municipality, Nordland, Norway
  • Drág, the Hungarian name for Dragu Commune in Sălaj County, Romania
  • Drag (Austin, Texas), the portion of Guadalupe Street adjacent to the University of Texas at Austin

Science and technology[edit]

  • Drag (physics), the force which resists motion of an object through a fluid
    • Drag equation, a mathematical equation used in analyzing the magnitude of drag caused by fluid flow
    • Drag coefficient, a non-dimensional coefficient that is one of the terms in the drag equation
    • Aerodynamic drag, the aerodynamic force which resists motion of an aircraft or other object through the air
    • Drag crisis, a rapid change in drag coefficient over a small range of Reynolds number
    • Drag parachute, a parachute to reduce the speed of vehicles
  • Park drag, a type of carriage
  • Police drag, a small dredge used to recover objects or bodies lost in shallow water
  • Drag harrow, in agriculture, a heavy type of harrow used to break up soil
  • Drag system, a mechanical means of applying variable pressure to a fishing rod reel in order to act as a friction brake
  • Drag and drop, a computer input gesture

Arts and entertainment[edit]

  • Drag (clothing), the clothing associated with one gender role when worn by a person of another gender
    • Drag king, mostly female identified people who dress and perform as males
    • Drag queen, mostly male identified people who dress and perform as females
    • Drag show, entertainment, cross-dressing ensemble

Film and theatre[edit]


  • To drag, in music, to play slower than the indicated tempo
  • Drag (percussion), in drumming, one of the 26 rudiments, or basic patterns used in rudimental drumming





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