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Dictionary Meaning and Definition on 'Slip'

Slip Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    slip n
  1. a socially awkward or tactless act [syn: faux pas, gaffe, solecism, gaucherie]
  2. a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc. [syn: slip-up, miscue, parapraxis]
  3. potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics
  4. a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting [syn: cutting]
  5. a young and slender person; "he's a mere slip of a lad"
  6. a place where a craft can be made fast [syn: mooring, moorage, berth]
  7. an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills" [syn: trip]
  8. a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller" [syn: slickness, slick, slipperiness]
  9. artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material [syn: strip]
  10. a small sheet of paper; "a receipt slip" [syn: slip of paper}] 1
  11. a woman's sleeveless undergarment [syn: chemise, shimmy, shift, teddies, teddy] 1
  12. bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase" [syn: case, pillowcase, pillow slip] 1
  13. an unexpected slide [syn: skid, sideslip] 1
  14. a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air [syn: sideslip] 1
  15. the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning) [syn: elusion,

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Slip'


  • Slip: Slip or SLIP may refer to: In science and technology : Slip (ceramics), an aqueous suspension of minerals, and frequently deflocculant . ...
  • Slip (cricket): In the sport of cricket , a slip fielder (collectively, a slip cordon or the slips) is placed behind the batsman on the off side of the ...
  • Slipway: A slipway, boat slip or just a slip, is a ramp on the shore by which ships or boats can be moved to and from the water. They are used ...
  • Slip (ceramics): A slip is a suspension in water of clay and/or other materials used in the production of ceramic ware Deflocculant , such as sodium ...
  • Slip (aerodynamic): A slip is an aerodynamic state where an aircraft is moving somewhat sideways as well as forward relative to the oncoming airflow. ...
  • Slip (clothing): A slip is a woman 's undergarment worn beneath a dress or skirt to help it hang smoothly and to prevent chafing of the skin from coarse ...
  • Ferry slip: A ferry slip is a specialized docking facility that receives a ferry boat or train ferry . A similar structure called a barge slip ...

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'Slip' in famous quotation sentence


* Humor is the great thing, the saving thing. The minute it crops up, all our irritations and resentments slip away and a sunny spirit takes their place. - Mark Twain

* You must have been warned against letting the golden hours slip by. Yes, but some of them are golden only because we let them slip by. - James Barrie

* Cry Havoc, and let slip the dogs of war. - William Shakespeare


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Slip Sample Sentences in News


  • Anti-Slip Flooring Solutions withstand traffic, harsh conditions.
    Intended for installations in industrial, marine, transportation, and off-shore industries, Grit-Coated Fiber Glass Step Covers and Walkway Panels exceed OSHA and ADA slip resistance recommendations. Construction consists of 0.125 in. thick fire retardant fiberglass (FRP) coated with blend of mineral abrasive epoxy grit. Step covers come in 3, 9, and 11.75 in. dep Read more on this news related to 'Slip'
  • Sunil Gavaskar questions MS Dhoni’s slip-strategy
    Sunil Gavaskar not happy with the Indian slip fielder and positions - questions the men chosen for the role. Also says Jadeja is not the best in that position. Read more on this news related to 'Slip'
  • Slip blocks popular tourist road
    State Highway 6 between Greymouth and Punakaiki is blocked in both directions following a slip overnight. Read more on this news related to 'Slip'

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