(of a sailboat) fore-and-aft rigged with a mainsail and a jib.
(nautical) rigged as a sloop, typically with a jib and a mainsail
noun 1. any light, low-cut shoe into which the foot may be easily slipped, for casual wear in the home, for dancing, etc. Compare bedroom slipper, house slipper. verb (used with object) 2. to strike or beat with a slipper. adjective, Older Use. 1. slippery. noun 1. a light shoe of some soft material, for […]
- Slipped hernia
slipped hernia n. See sliding hernia.
noun 1. herniated disk. slipped disk n. Protrusion of a part of an intervertebral disk through the fibrocartilage, occurring usually in the lower lumbar region and often causing back pain or sciatica.
- Slipped disc
noun 1. (pathol) a herniated intervertebral disc, often resulting in pain because of pressure on the spinal nerves