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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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