v. i.1.To move along the surface of a thing without bounding, rolling, or stepping; to slide; to glide.
[imp. & p. p. Slipped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Slipping.]
2.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.
3.To move or fly (out of place); to shoot; - often with out, off, etc.; as, a bone may slip out of its place.
4.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.
5.To err; to fall into error or fault.
To let slip
to loose from the slip or noose, as a hound; to allow to escape.
v. t.1.To cause to move smoothly and quickly; to slide; to convey gently or secretly.
He tried to slip a powder into her drink.
- Arbuthnot.
2.To omit; to loose by negligence.
And slip no advantage
That my secure you.
- B. Jonson.
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.
To slip a cable
(Naut.) See under Cable.
To slip off
to take off quickly; as, to slip off a coat.
To slip on
to put on in haste or loosely; as, to slip on a gown or coat.
n.1.The act of slipping; as, a slip on the ice.
2.An unintentional error or fault; a false step.
This good man's slip mended his pace to martyrdom.
- Fuller.
3.A twig separated from the main stock; a cutting; a scion; hence, a descendant; as, a slip from a vine.
A native slip to us from foreign seeds.
- Shak.
The girlish slip of a Sicilian bride.
- R. Browning.
4.A slender piece; a strip; as, a slip of paper.
Moonlit slips of silver cloud.
- Tennyson.
5.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.
6.An escape; a secret or unexpected desertion; as, to give one the slip.
7.(Print.) 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.
8.Any covering easily slipped on.
9.A counterfeit piece of money, being brass covered with silver.
10.Matter found in troughs of grindstones after the grinding of edge tools.
11.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.
12.A particular quantity of yarn.
13.An inclined plane on which a vessel is built, or upon which it is hauled for repair.
14.An opening or space for vessels to lie in, between wharves or in a dock; as, Peck slip.
15.A narrow passage between buildings.
16.A long seat or narrow pew in churches, often without a door.
17.(Mining.) A dislocation of a lead, destroying continuity.
18.(Engin.) 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.
19.(Zool.) A fish, the sole.
20.(Cricket) 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.
22.(Mach.) The retrograde movement on a pulley of a belt as it slips.
23.(Elec.) The difference between the actual and synchronous speed of an induction motor.
23.(Marine Insurance) 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.
To give one the slip
to slip away from one; to elude one.
Slip dock
See under Dock.
Slip link
(Mach.) a connecting link so arranged as to allow some play of the parts, to avoid concussion.
Slip rope
(Naut.) a rope by which a cable is secured preparatory to slipping.
Slip stopper
(Naut.) an arrangement for letting go the anchor suddenly.
- Totten.
Noun1.slip - a socially awkward or tactless act
2.slip - a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.
3.slip - potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics
4.slip - a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting
Synonyms: cutting
5.slip - a young and slender person; "he's a mere slip of a lad"
6.slip - a place where a craft can be made fast
Synonyms: mooring, berth, moorage
7.slip - an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills"
Synonyms: trip
8.slip - a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller"
9.slip - artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material
Synonyms: strip
10.slip - a small sheet of paper; "a receipt slip"
Synonyms: slip of paper
11.slip - a woman's sleeveless undergarment
12.slip - bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase"
13.slip - an unexpected slide
Synonyms: sideslip, skid
14.slip - a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air
Synonyms: sideslip
15.slip - the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning)
Synonyms: eluding, elusion
Verb1.slip - move stealthily; "The ship slipped away in the darkness"
Synonyms: steal
2.slip - insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly; "He slipped some money into the waiter's hand"
3.slip - move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk"
Synonyms: slide, slue, slew, skid
4.slip - get worse; "My grades are slipping"
5.slip - move smoothly and easily
6.slip - to make a mistake or be incorrect
Synonyms: err, mistake
7.slip - pass on stealthily; "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking"
Synonyms: sneak
8.slip - pass out of one's memory
Synonyms: slip one's mind
9.slip - move out of position; "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically"
Synonyms: dislocate, luxate, splay
1.SLIP - Serial Line Internet Protocol.
2.SLIP - Symmetric LIst Processsor. Early 1960's list processing subroutine package for Fortran by J. Weizenbaum. Later also embedded in MAD and ALGOL. ["Symmetric List Processor", J. Weizenbaum CACM 6:524-544(1963). Sammet 1969, p.387].
SL/IP - Serial Line Internet Protocol (Internet, RFC 1055) To dream that you slip on something, signifies that you are forcing yourself to do things that you do not really want to do.Mystik tape, Scotch tape, accord, adhesive tape, administer, adolescent, advance, afford, afghan, allot, allow, amplitude, anchor, anchorage, anchorage ground, atrocity, avalanche, avoidance, avoiding reaction, award, babe, baby, backslide, bad job, balk, band, bandage, bantam, banty, basin, batten, be all thumbs, bed linen, bedclothes, bedcover, bedding, bedsheet, bedspread, belt, berth, bestow, bestow on, bevue, bine, blab, blanket, bloomer, blooper, blue, blueprint, blunder, blunder away, blunder into, blunder on, blunder upon, blurt out, bobble, boggle, bonehead play, boner, boo-boo, boob, botch, bough, branch, branchedness, branchiness, breach, break away, breakout, breakwater, broad, buck-passing, buffalo robe, bulkhead, bull, bulletin board, bumble, bungle, burgeon, butcher, button, camber, card, case, catalog card, cellophane tape, chick, china clay, china stone, chit, circumvention, clay, cloth tape, clothes, clumsy performance, coast, cold-type proof, colleen, color proof, come down, come out with, comfort, comforter, commit a gaffe, communicate, computer proof, confer, continue, contour sheet, counterpane, cover, coverlet, coverlid, crash, creep, crime, crime against humanity, cutie, cutting, dame, damoiselle, damsel, deadly sin, deadwood, deal, deal out, decline, defense mechanism, degenerate, delinquency, demoiselle, dereliction, deteriorate, deviate, die, diminutive, dip, disappear, disc, disclose, dish out, dispense, divulge, dock, dockage, dockyard, document, dodge, dole, dole out, doll, donate, downslide, downswing, downtrend, downturn, drift, drop, drop off, dry dock, duck, ebb, eiderdown, elapse, elusion, elusiveness, embankment, endure, enormity, enter, equivocation, erode, escape, etourderie, evasion, evasive action, evasiveness, evil, expire, expose, extend, exuviate, fade, fail, failure, fall, fall away, fall into error, fall off, falloff, false move, false step, fascia, faux pas, featherweight, felony, file, filing card, fillet, filly, film, fingerling, fireclay, fitted sheet, flagellum, fledgling, flight, flight path, flit, float, flounder, flow, flow on, flub, fluff, flux, fly, foiling, foot, foozle, forbearance, forestalling, forestallment, fork, fork out, founder, foundry proof, frail, friction tape, frond, frustration, fumble, gal, galley, galley proof, gaucherie, genocide, get away, get in, getaway, getting around, getting round, ghost, gift, gift with, girdle, girl, girlie, give, give freely, give out, glaze, glissade, glissando, go amiss, go astray, go awry, go by, go down, go downhill, go off, go on, go to pot, go under, go wrong, goof, grant, groin, gruel, guilty act, gumbo, gumshoe, hand out, harbor, harborage, hash, have a comedown, haven, heap, heavy sin, heifer, help to, hit a slump, hit rock bottom, hit the skids, hook, hopeful, hoyden, ice-skate, impart, impropriety, inadvertence, inadvertency, index card, indiscretion, inexpiable sin, infant, iniquity, injury, injustice, issue, jetty, jeune fille, jill, jink, junior, junior miss, jutty, juvenal, juvenile, kaolin, lam, landing, landing place, landing stage, landslide, landslip, lap robe, lapse, lapsus calami, lapsus linguae, lass, lassie, last, lath, lavish, leak, leave, let have, let out, let slip, levee, library catalog, lightweight, ligula, ligule, limb, linen, list, little missy, loose thread, lose, lumber, lurk, mademoiselle, magnetic tape, maid, maiden, make a mistake, malefaction, malfeasance, malum, mar, marina, masking tape, mere shadow, mess, mete, mete out, microcard, microdot, microfiche, microfilm, mini, minikin, minnow, minny, minor, minor wrong, mire, miscalculate, miscue, misdeed, misdemeanor, misfeasance, miss, miss the mark, misstep, missy, mole, molt, mooring, mooring buoy, moorings, mortal sin, motion-picture film, mouse, muck, mud, muddle, mudhook, muff, murder, near-miss, neutrality, nonfeasance, nonintervention, noninvolvement, nose-dive, note, nubbin, nymphet, off day, offense, offer, offshoot, omission, ooze, outguessing, outmaneuvering, outrage, outwitting, oversight, page proof, paper, pass, pass by, passing the buck, patchwork quilt, peccadillo, peccancy, peewee, permission, permit, petuntse, phonograph record, piece, pier, pillow slip, pillowcase, plank, plastic tape, plate proof, platter, play havoc with, plow the deep, plummet, pony, porcelain clay, port, pour, present, press on, press proof, prevention, proceed, proffer, progressive proof, proof, proof sheet, protected anchorage, pubescent, pull, pussyfoot, put in, quay, quilt, rail, rain, rake, ramage, ramification, reach the depths, refractory clay, refraining, render, repro proof, reveal, revise, ribband, ribbon, ride, ride the sea, road, roads, roadstead, robe, roll on, roller-skate, romp, rug, run, run down, run its course, run on, run out, runner, runt, sad work, sag, sail, sapling, sarment, scape, schoolgirl, schoolmaid, schoolmiss, scion, scoreboard, scorecard, scoresheet, scrap, screw up, scud, seaport, seawall, seedling, serve, set, shadow, shaving, sheet, sheeting, shell out, shipyard, shirk, shoot, shower, shred, shrimp, shunning, shunting off, shy, sideslip, sidestep, sidetracking, sin, sin of commission, sin of omission, sinful act, sink, skate, skateboard, skeleton, ski, skid, skim, skin effect, skin friction, skirt, skulk, slat, sled, sleigh, slick, slidder, slide down, slime, slink, slip in, slip up, slippage, slipup, slither, sliver, slob, slop, slosh, slough, sludge, slump, slur, slush, small fry, snake, sneak in, snip, snippet, snow, snowslide, snowslip, soften, soup, spear, spill, spline, splinter, spoil, spray, spread, sprig, sprit, sprout, squash, stagger, steal, stolon, stone proof, strake, strap, stray, streak, strip, stripling, strop, stumble, subdeb, subdebutante, subside, subsidence, subteen, subteener, sucker, sweep, swill, switch, taenia, tape, tape measure, tapeline, teenager, teener, teenybopper, tender, tendril, thallus, the runaround, the slip, throw off, thwarting, ticker tape, tit, toboggan, tomato, tomboy, topple, tort, touch bottom, transgression, trespass, trial impression, trip, tumble, twig, unutterable sin, vandyke, vanish, vein, venial sin, videotape, virgin, walk the waters, wander, wane, wart, wench, wharf, wisp, wrong, wrong step, yield, young creature, young hopeful, young person, young thing, younger, youngest, youngling, youngster, youth, zigzag
Translate Slip to Spanish, Translate Slip to German, Translate Slip to French
Sling cart
Sling dog
slinger ring
-- Slip --
slip away
slip by
slip carriage
slip clutch
slip coach
Slip dock
slip friction clutch
slip in
Slip link
slip noose
slip of paper
slip of the tongue
slip off
slip on
slip one's mind
slip ring
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