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slip
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 39
1. The retrograde movement on a pulley of a belt as it slips.
4. 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.
9. The act of slipping; as, a slip on the ice.
10. An unintentional error or fault; a false step.
11. A twig separated from the main stock; a cutting; a scion; hence, a descendant; as, a slip from a vine.
12. A slender piece; a strip; as, a slip of paper.
14. 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.
15. Any covering easily slipped on.
17. A child's pinafore.
18. An outside covering or case; as, a pillow slip.
19. The slip or sheath of a sword, and the like.
20. A counterfeit piece of money, being brass covered with silver.
21. Matter found in troughs of grindstones after the grinding of edge tools.
25. An opening or space for vessels to lie in, between wharves or in a dock; as, Peck slip.
26. A narrow passage between buildings.
27. A long seat or narrow pew in churches, often without a door.
28. A dislocation of a lead, destroying continuity.
29. A fish, the sole.
30. 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.
31. To move or fly ( out of place); to shoot; - often with out, off, etc.; as, a bone may slip out of its place.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To cause to move smoothly and quickly; to slide; to convey gently or secretly.
3. 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.
4. To let loose in pursuit of game, as a greyhound.
5. To cause to slip or slide off, or out of place; as, a horse slips his bridle; a dog slips his collar.
6. To bring forth ( young) prematurely; to slink.
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