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flagging

Identifying data or a process by embedding a code (flag) in it. See flag.
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flagging

1. Flagstone.
2. A surface paved with flagstones.
3. The process of setting flagstones.

flagstone, flag, flagging

flagstone: paved walk
A flat stone, usually 1 to 4 in. (2.5 to 10 cm) thick, used as a stepping-stone or for terrace or outdoor paving; usually either naturally thin or split from rock that cleaves readily; sometimes produced by sawing.
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When geese and ducks get close, be subtle with flagging movements.
Stop flagging just before you pick up your gun to shoot.
You can still peek at the birds to read their progress, and then adjust for more calling, flagging or to shoot.