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Meanings of Slipping:

noun

The action or fact of sliding unintentionally for a short distance.

Usage examples:

We see lots of orthopaedic injuries due to slipping on ice
adjective

Failing to grip or make proper contact with a surface.

Usage examples:

Four independent brakes can be applied to slipping wheels to regain traction
verb

Lose one's footing and slide unintentionally for a short distance.

Usage examples:

I slipped over on the ice

Present participle of slip

Slippy

ˈslɪp.i

Meanings of Slippy:

adjective

Slippery.

Usage examples:

The towpath was slippy with mud

Slips

slɪp

Meanings of Slips:

verb

Lose one's footing and slide unintentionally for a short distance.

Usage examples:

I slipped over on the ice
noun

An act of sliding unintentionally for a short distance.

Usage examples:

A single slip could send them plummeting down the mountainside

Meanings of Slipsheet:

noun

A sheet of paper placed between newly printed sheets to prevent set-off or smudging.

Slipshod

ˈslɪp.ʃɒd

Meanings of Slipshod:

adjective

Characterized by a lack of care, thought, or organization.

Usage examples:

He'd caused many problems with his slipshod management

Meanings of Slipstone:

noun

A shaped oilstone used to sharpen gouges.

Usage examples:

Sometimes the name ‘slipstone’ is also used to describe a whetstone.

Slipstream

ˈslɪp.striːm

Meanings of Slipstream:

noun

A current of air or water driven back by a revolving propeller or jet engine.

Usage examples:

This aircraft company was awarded a us army contract to study vectored slipstreams and produce an a…
verb

(especially in motor racing) follow closely behind another vehicle, travelling in its slipstream and awaiting an opportunity to overtake.

Usage examples:

He then slipstreamed and overtook me again

Meanings of Slipup:

noun

A minor or careless mistake.

Usage examples:

We can't afford another slip-up

Meanings of Slipups:

noun

A minor or careless mistake.

Usage examples:

We can't afford another slip-up

Meanings of Slipware:

noun

Pottery decorated with slip.

Usage examples:

A local historian will be on hand to appraise examples of the pottery's slipware pots and talk abou…

Slipway

ˈslɪp.weɪ

Meanings of Slipway:

noun

A slope built leading down into water, used for launching and landing boats and ships or for building and repairing them.

Usage examples:

Other suggestions included a facility for boat repair, a slipway, more car parking in the area and …

Slipways

ˈslɪp.weɪ

Meanings of Slipways:

noun

A slope built leading down into water, used for launching and landing boats and ships or for building and repairing them.

Usage examples:

Other suggestions included a facility for boat repair, a slipway, more car parking in the area and …

Slit

slɪt

Meanings of Slit:

noun

A long, narrow cut or opening.

Usage examples:

Make a slit in the stem under a bud
verb

Make a long, narrow cut in.

Usage examples:

Give me the truth or i will slit your throat

Slither

ˈslɪð.ər

Meanings of Slither:

verb

Move smoothly over a surface with a twisting or oscillating motion.

Usage examples:

I spied a baby adder slithering away
noun

A slithering movement.

Usage examples:

A snake-like slither across the grass

Slithered

ˈslɪðə

Meanings of Slithered:

verb

Move smoothly over a surface with a twisting or oscillating motion.

Usage examples:

I spied a baby adder slithering away
noun

A slithering movement.

Usage examples:

A snake-like slither across the grass

Slithering

ˈslɪðə

Meanings of Slithering:

verb

Move smoothly over a surface with a twisting or oscillating motion.

Usage examples:

I spied a baby adder slithering away
noun

A slithering movement.

Usage examples:

A snake-like slither across the grass

Slithers

ˈslɪð.ər

Meanings of Slithers:

verb

Move smoothly over a surface with a twisting or oscillating motion.

Usage examples:

I spied a baby adder slithering away
noun

A slithering movement.

Usage examples:

A snake-like slither across the grass

Slithery

ˈslɪð.ər.i

Meanings of Slithery:

adjective

If something is slithery, it is wet or smooth so that it moves easily and quickly across a surface while twisting or curving, or causes something to slide in this way

Usage examples:

We now had to get back down the slithery path in the cold and dark., she felt something slithery ag…

Slits

slɪt

Meanings of Slits:

noun

A long, narrow cut or opening.

Usage examples:

Make a slit in the stem under a bud
verb

Make a long, narrow cut in.

Usage examples:

Give me the truth or i will slit your throat

Slitted

slɪt

Meanings of Slitted:

verb

Make a long, narrow cut in.

Usage examples:

Give me the truth or i will slit your throat
noun

A long, narrow cut or opening.

Usage examples:

Make a slit in the stem under a bud

Slitty

ˈslɪti

Meanings of Slitty:

adjective

(of the eyes) long and narrow.

Usage examples:

Her squashed little face and her slitty eyes

Meanings of Sliver:

noun

A small, thin piece of something cut or split off a larger piece.

Usage examples:

A sliver of cheese
verb

Cut (something, especially food) into small, thin pieces.

Usage examples:

Sliver the blanched almonds, chop the pistachios, and set them aside

Slivered

ˈslɪvə

Meanings of Slivered:

adjective

(of food) cut into small, thin pieces.

Usage examples:

Green beans with slivered almonds
verb

Cut (something, especially food) into small, thin pieces.

Usage examples:

Sliver the blanched almonds, chop the pistachios, and set them aside

Slivering

ˈslɪvə

Meanings of Slivering:

verb

Cut (something, especially food) into small, thin pieces.

Usage examples:

Sliver the blanched almonds, chop the pistachios, and set them aside
noun

A small, thin piece of something cut or split off a larger piece.

Usage examples:

a sliver of cheese

Slivers

ˈslɪv.ər

Meanings of Slivers:

noun

A small, thin piece of something cut or split off a larger piece.

Usage examples:

A sliver of cheese
verb

Cut (something, especially food) into small, thin pieces.

Usage examples:

Sliver the blanched almonds, chop the pistachios, and set them aside

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