Definitions of slip

The word slip uses 4 letters:ilps.

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n. - The retrograde movement on a pulley of a belt as it slips. 2

n. - In a link motion, the undesirable sliding movement of the link relatively to the link block, due to swinging of the link. 2

n. - The difference between the actual and synchronous speed of an induction motor. 2

n. - A memorandum of the particulars of a risk for which a policy is to be executed. It usually bears the broker's name and is initiated by the underwrites. 2

n. - To move along the surface of a thing without bounding, rolling, or stepping; to slide; to glide. 2

n. - To slide; to lose one's footing or one's hold; not to tread firmly; as, it is necessary to walk carefully lest the foot should slip. 2

n. - To move or fly (out of place); to shoot; -- often with out, off, etc.; as, a bone may slip out of its place. 2

n. - To depart, withdraw, enter, appear, intrude, or escape as if by sliding; to go or come in a quiet, furtive manner; as, some errors slipped into the work. 2

n. - To err; to fall into error or fault. 2

v. t. - To cause to move smoothly and quickly; to slide; to convey gently or secretly. 2

v. t. - To omit; to loose by negligence. 2

v. t. - To cut slips from; to cut; to take off; to make a slip or slips of; as, to slip a piece of cloth or paper. 2

v. t. - To let loose in pursuit of game, as a greyhound. 2

v. t. - To cause to slip or slide off, or out of place; as, a horse slips his bridle; a dog slips his collar. 2

v. t. - To bring forth (young) prematurely; to slink. 2

n. - The act of slipping; as, a slip on the ice. 2

n. - An unintentional error or fault; a false step. 2

n. - A twig separated from the main stock; a cutting; a scion; hence, a descendant; as, a slip from a vine. 2

n. - A slender piece; a strip; as, a slip of paper. 2

n. - A leash or string by which a dog is held; -- so called from its being made in such a manner as to slip, or become loose, by relaxation of the hand. 2

n. - An escape; a secret or unexpected desertion; as, to give one the slip. 2

n. - A portion of the columns of a newspaper or other work struck off by itself; a proof from a column of type when set up and in the galley. 2

n. - Any covering easily slipped on. 2

n. - A loose garment worn by a woman. 2

n. - A child's pinafore. 2

n. - An outside covering or case; as, a pillow slip. 2

n. - The slip or sheath of a sword, and the like. 2

n. - A counterfeit piece of money, being brass covered with silver. 2

n. - Matter found in troughs of grindstones after the grinding of edge tools. 2

n. - Potter's clay in a very liquid state, used for the decoration of ceramic ware, and also as a cement for handles and other applied parts. 2

n. - A particular quantity of yarn. 2

n. - An inclined plane on which a vessel is built, or upon which it is hauled for repair. 2

n. - An opening or space for vessels to lie in, between wharves or in a dock; as, Peck slip. 2

n. - A narrow passage between buildings. 2

n. - A long seat or narrow pew in churches, often without a door. 2

n. - A dislocation of a lead, destroying continuity. 2

n. - The motion of the center of resistance of the float of a paddle wheel, or the blade of an oar, through the water horozontally, or the difference between a vessel's actual speed and the speed which she would have if the propelling instrument acted upon a solid; also, the velocity, relatively to still water, of the backward current of water produced by the propeller. 2

n. - A fish, the sole. 2

n. - A fielder stationed on the off side and to the rear of the batsman. There are usually two of them, called respectively short slip, and long slip. 2


Direct anagrams of slip

lips8 lisp8