Gradual or plodding but certain to finish, as in Slow but sure this book’s getting written. This idiom was first recorded in 1562, although the idea is much older. A related phrase appears in the proverb slow and steady wins the race, which is the moral of Aesop’s fable about the race between a tortoise and a hare, which stopped to nap during the race and therefore lost.
- Slow channel-blocking agent
slow channel-blocking agent n. See calcium channel-blocking agent.
noun, Informal. 1. a slowpoke. noun 1. (Brit, informal) a person who moves, acts, or works slowly US and Canadian equivalent slowpoke
verb to cook a food for several hours at relatively low temperatures, often in a special cooker Examples I like to slow-cook the meal when we have to attend a track meet. Usage Note cooking; see slow cooker
noun 1. an electric cooking pot with a tight-fitting lid for cooking meats, casseroles, etc., for several hours at relatively low temperatures, usually around 200° F (93.3° C). noun a lidded electrical casserole that cooks at lower temperatures (300-325 degrees) over a longer time; also called crockpot , crock pot verb See slow-cook Usage Note […]