an act or instance of slipping.
an amount or extent of slipping.
failure to maintain an expected level, fulfill a goal, meet a deadline, etc.; loss, decline, or delay; a falling off.
Machinery. the amount of work dissipated by slipping of parts, excess play, etc.
the act or an instance of slipping
the amount of slipping or the extent to which slipping occurs
an instance of not reaching a norm, target, etc
the extent of this
the power lost in a mechanical device or system as a result of slipping
verb (used without object), slipped or (Archaic) slipt; slipped; slipping. 1. to move, flow, pass, or go smoothly or easily; glide; slide: Water slips off a smooth surface. 2. to slide suddenly or involuntarily; to lose one’s foothold, as on a smooth surface: She slipped on the icy ground. 3. to move, slide, or start […]
noun 1. bottleneck (def 3). slide guitar noun 1. a technique of guitar playing derived from bottleneck, using a steel or glass tube on one finger across the frets noun a type of guitar-playing, esp. for the blues, in which a device is pressed over the strings to create a glissando effect; also called bottleneck
noun 1. zipper (def 2). slide fastener noun 1. (mainly US & Canadian) another name for zip (sense 1)
[slahyd-ak-shuh n] /ˈslaɪdˌæk ʃən/ adjective 1. (of a rifle or shotgun) having a lever that when slid back and forth ejects the empty case and cocks and reloads the piece. slide-action adjective 1. (of a shoulder firearm) ejecting the empty case and reloading by means of a sliding lever