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English noun: slippage

1. slippage (process) a decrease of transmitted power in a mechanical system caused by slipping


Broader (hypernym)decrease, decrement

2. slippage (process) decline from a standard level of performance or achievement


Broader (hypernym)decline, diminution

3. slippage (act) failing to hold or slipping out of place


SamplesThe knots allowed no slippage.


Broader (hypernym)motion, move, movement









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