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Slippage

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Noun

1. slippage

a decrease of transmitted power in a mechanical system caused by slipping

2. slippage

decline from a standard level of performance or achievement

3. slippage

failing to hold or slipping out of place

Example Sentences:
'the knots allowed no slippage'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


Slippage

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noun
1. 
the act or an instance of slipping
2. 
the amount of slipping or the extent to which slipping occurs
3. 
a. 
an instance of not reaching a norm, target, etc
b. 
the extent of this
4. 
the power lost in a mechanical device or system as a result of slipping

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Slippage

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noun
1. 
the act or an instance of slipping, as in meshing gear teeth
2. 
the amount of this
3. 
the resulting loss of motion or power, as in a chain or belt drive

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Slippage

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n.
1. The act or an instance of slipping, especially movement away from an original or secure place.
2. The amount or extent of slipping.
3. A decline in level, performance, or achievement.
4. Loss of motion or power because of slipping.

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