verb (used without object)
to slide down or along a surface, especially unsteadily, from side to side, or with some friction or noise:
The box slithered down the chute.
to go or walk with a sliding motion:
The snake slithered across the path.
verb (used with object)
to cause to slither or slide.
a slithering movement; slide.
adjective -ier, -iest
moving with a slithering motion
suggestive of a slithering creature
to move or slide or cause to move or slide unsteadily, as on a slippery surface
(intransitive) to travel with a sliding motion
a slithering motion
slitlamp slit·lamp (slĭt’lāmp’) n. See biomicroscope.
verb (used with object), slit, slitting. 1. to cut apart or open along a line; make a long cut, fissure, or opening in. 2. to cut or rend into strips; split. noun 3. a straight, narrow cut, opening, or aperture. verb (transitive) slits, slitting, slit 1. to make a straight long incision in; split open […]
- Slit pocket
noun 1. a pocket on the underside of a garment, reached through a vertical opening
noun 1. a narrow trench for one or more persons for protection against enemy fire and fragmentation bombs. 2. a foxhole. noun 1. (military) a narrow trench dug for the protection of a small number of people