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what does this english sentence mean?? help~~

"she stood in the line of passengers, her lean body listing against the weight of her laptop computer." i do not understand the word "list" here? could you explain this whole sentence? thank you!!

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    to lean
    "with her body leaning against..."

    Agree with CSH. I just thought I'd add that, for this particular meaning of the word, "to list" is a nautical term and is said of a ship (or any other vehicle) when it leans over to one side.

    Ex: One witness said the plane listed to the left just after takeoff from the airport and crashed in the nearby fields.

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