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"
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]
12 bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase" [syn: case, pillowcase, pillow slip]
14 a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air [syn: sideslip]
1 move stealthily; "The ship slipped away in the darkness" [syn: steal]
2 insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly; "He slipped some money into the waiter's hand"
3 move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk" [syn: skid, slue, slew, slide]
5 move smoothly and easily
7 pass on stealthily; "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking" [syn: sneak]
8 pass out of one's memory [syn: slip one's mind]
9 move out of position; "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically" [syn: dislocate, luxate, splay] [also: slipping, slipped]
- slĭp, /slɪp/, /slIp/
- An act or instance of slipping.
- A women's undergarment worn under a skirt or dress.
- A small piece of paper.
- A berth for a boat or ship.
- A mistake or error (slip of the tongue.)
- In ceramics, a thin, slippery mix of clay and water.
- Any of several fielding positions to the off side of the wicket keeper, designed to catch the ball after being deflected from the bat; a fielder in that position (See first slip, second slip, third slip, fourth slip and fifth slip.)
- The difference between the speed of a rotating magnetic field and the speed of its rotor.
act of slipping
small piece of paper
- Spanish: falta, error, equivocación, desliz, descuido,
- To lose one's traction on a slippery surface; to slide due to a lack of friction.
- To err.
- To pass (a note, money, etc.) often covertly
- To move quickly and often secretively
- To worsen.
- Profits have slipped over the past 6 months.
to lose one's traction
- German: reichen
to move quickly
- Freudian slip
- let something slip
- pink slip
- sales slip
- slip of the tongue
- slip one's mind
- slip through one's fingers
- slip away
- slip down
- slip into
- slip road
- slip out
- slip up
- there's many a slip twixt cup and lip
Nounslip (plural slips, diminutive slipje)
- skid, an act or instance of slipping.
- first person singular present tense and imperative form of slippen
EtymologyFrom to slip.
- briefs (men's underwear)
- Krueger, Dennis (December 1982). "Why On Earth Do They Call It Throwing?" Studio Potter Vol. 11, Number 1.http://www.studiopotter.org/articles/?art=art0001
Slip may refer to:
- Packing slip, a shipping document that accompanies delivery packages
- Slipway, a ramp on the shore by which ships or boats can be moved to and from the water
- Ferry slip, a specialized docking facility that receives a ferryboat
- Slip joint, a mechanical construction allowing extension and compression in a linear structure
- Slip gauges, precision ground and lapped measuring standards in mechanical engineering
- Slip printers, a specialized type of printer, used mainly at POS (Point_of_sale)
- Strike-slip fault, a geological fault that does not cause elevation or depression of one side of the fault
- Slip, a type of rail switches
- Slip, in an induction motor, the difference in speed between the frequency supplied to an induction motor and rotor shaft speed
- Slip (cricket), a fielding position in cricket
- Slip (ceramics), an aqueous suspension of clay and deflocculant
- Slip (clothing), a woman's underdress or underskirt
- Slip (horticulture), a small cutting of a plant as a specimen or for grafting
- Slip (needlework), an embroidered or appliqued image of a plant cutting
- Slip (treatment), a particular action usually after a psychological or medical treatment
- Slip (aerodynamic), an aerodynamic state where an aircraft is moving sideways as well as forward relative to the oncoming airflow
- Slip (vehicle dynamics), the relative motion between a tyre and the road surface it is moving on
- Slip (materials science), the process by which plastic deformation is produced by a dislocation motion
- Slip (telecommunication), a positional displacement in a sequence of transmitted symbols
- Slip (video editing), a type of edit that adjusts the in and out points of the media contained in a clip
- Slip (marine engineering), the difference between the theoretical distance traveled per revolution of the propeller and the actual advance of the vessel
- Slip, a fish also known as Black Sole
- The Slip, a rock band
- The Slip, aka Halo 27, the seventh studio album by Nine Inch Nails that was released on May 5, 2008 via digital download.
- Weight slip, slip containing a certification about a vehicle weight, fully equipped. http://www.bmv.ohio.gov/pdf_forms/5721.pdf
SLIP as an acronym may refer to:
slip in German: Slip
slip in Dutch: Slip
slip in Japanese: スリップ
slip in Polish: Slip
slip in Swedish: Slip (klädesplagg)
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