Meaning of SLIP in English


noun a fish, the sole.

2. slip ·noun a child's pinafore.

3. slip ·noun a particular quantity of yarn.

4. slip ·noun any covering easily slipped on.

5. slip ·noun a loose garment worn by a woman.

6. slip ·noun a narrow passage between buildings.

7. slip ·noun the act of slipping; as, a slip on the ice.

8. slip ·noun the slip or sheath of a sword, and the like.

9. slip ·noun a slender piece; a strip; as, a slip of paper.

10. slip ·noun an unintentional error or fault; a false step.

11. slip ·noun a dislocation of a lead, destroying continuity.

12. slip ·noun an outside covering or case; as, a pillow slip.

13. slip ·vt to let loose in pursuit of game, as a greyhound.

14. slip ·vt to omit; to loose by negligence.

15. slip ·noun to err; to fall into error or fault.

xvi. slip ·noun a long seat or narrow pew in churches, often without a door.

xvii. slip ·noun a counterfeit piece of money, being brass covered with silver.

xviii. slip ·vt to bring forth (young) prematurely; to slink.

xix. slip ·noun an escape; a secret or unexpected desertion; as, to give one the slip.

xx. slip ·noun matter found in troughs of grindstones after the grinding of edge tools.

xxi. slip ·add. ·noun the retrograde movement on a pulley of a belt as it slips.

xxii. slip ·noun an inclined plane on which a vessel is built, or upon which it is hauled for repair.

xxiii. slip ·noun an opening or space for vessels to lie in, between wharves or in a dock; as, peck slip.

xxiv. slip ·add. ·noun the difference between the actual and synchronous speed of an induction motor.

xxv. slip ·noun a twig separated from the main stock; a cutting; a scion; hence, a descendant; as, a slip from a vine.

xxvi. slip ·vt to cause to move smoothly and quickly; to slide; to convey gently or secretly.

xxvii. slip ·vt to cause to slip or slide off, or out of place; as, a horse slips his bridle; a dog slips his collar.

xxviii. slip ·noun to move or fly (out of place); to shoot;

— often with out, off, ·etc.; as, a bone may slip out of its place.

xxix. slip ·vt 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.

xxx. slip ·noun 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.

xxxi. slip ·noun 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.

xxxii. slip ·add. ·noun in a link motion, the undesirable sliding movement of the link relatively to the link block, due to swinging of the link.

xxxiii. slip ·noun to move along the surface of a thing without bounding, rolling, or stepping; to slide; to glide.

xxxiv. slip ·noun 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.

xxxv. slip ·noun 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.

xxxvi. slip ·noun 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.

xxxvii. slip ·noun 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.

xxxviii. slip ·add. ·noun 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.

xxxix. slip ·noun 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.

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