from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of slip.
- n. The act of something that slips; a slip; a skidding or sudden loosening motion.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Specifically, in ceramics, the process of mixing clay with water to form slip; also, the act of decorating ware with slip.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. moving as on a slippery surface
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There was real purpose from him this round, he knew what was at stake and no doubt felt the title slipping away from him.
Wake up your numbers are slipping, is that big bad republican machine too.
Economists polled by Dow Jones predict it will fall from a 50.9 reading in July to 49.1—slipping, in other words, below the 50 level that indicates expansion.
Do I have a problem with Palin slipping over the border to take advantage of free healthcare?
Recent public polling that says that this issue is slipping from the public consciousness are going to have an impact on this next Congress.
Its make believe - a program that is again slipping, to 2017, that is WAY over budget, without hardware actually flying?
If you worry your boy is slipping from the land of reading, find lots of magazines and websites dealing with his hobbies or interests.
Sensing his once-a-year opportunity again slipping away, he slapped himself in the face after losing one frantic rally.
If it was chosen for particular reasons [reasons which may not apply to numbers less than 20], then the chance of slipping is less.
But I suppose the risk of slipping is always there.