a slowing down or delay in progress, action, etc.
a deliberate slowing of pace by workers to win demands from their employers.
Sports. a holding or passing tactic by a team to retain possession of the ball, puck, etc., or use up a maximal amount of time, as to safeguard a lead or thwart a high-scoring opponent.
the usual US and Canadian word for go-slow
any slackening of pace
adjective, slower, slowest. 1. moving or proceeding with little or less than usual speed or velocity: a slow train. 2. characterized by lack of speed: a slow pace. 3. taking or requiring a comparatively long time for completion: a slow meal; a slow trip. 4. requiring or taking a long time for growing, changing, or […]
noun 1. a rate of firing small arms that allows time to aim before each shot.
- Slow food
noun 1. food that has been prepared with care, using high-quality local and seasonal ingredients noun any dish or meal cooked with care and attention to detail, often according to traditional recipes and using few or no new appliances like microwaves Usage Note cooking
adjective 1. proceeding at a slow pace.