Definition of Slipping

1. Adjective. Moving as on a slippery surface. "His slipping and slithering progress over the ice"

Exact synonyms: Slithering
Similar to: Slippery, Slippy



Definition of Slipping

1. Verb. (present participle of ''slip'') ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Slipping

1. slip [v] - See also: slip

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Slipping

slippers
slipperwort
slipperworts
slippery
slippery as an eel
slippery elm
slippery jack
slippery jacks
slippery slope
slippery slopes
slippier
slippiest
slippily
slippiness
slipping (current term)
slipping patella
slipping rib
slipping rib cartilage
slippingly
slippy
slippy map
sliprail
sliprails
sliproad
sliproads
slips
slips of the tongue
slipsheet
slipsheeted

Literary usage of Slipping

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Elements of Machine Design by William Cawthorne Unwin (1903)
"Design of riveted joints when the fractional resistance to slipping is considered.—In this country the frictional resistance of riveted joints to slipping, ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1914)
"The Viscosity of a Rarefied Gas and slipping. Further it is important to observe that for the case under consideration where the molecular mean free path is ..."

3. The Elements of Machine Design by William Cawthorne Unwin (1878)
"Then the pulley is toothed, the projections on the pulley fitting the links of the chain and preventing any slipping, FLAT BF.LTS. 148. ..."

4. Ruling Case Law as Developed and Established by the Decisions and by William Mark McKinney, Burdett Alberto Rich (1917)
"... and held from slipping by a cleat nailed to the platform, which is moved about from car to car as needed, is not a "way" and therefore that the employer ..."

5. Daniel Defoe: How to Know Him by William Peterfield Trent (1916)
"... clouds and descended to the water level about eight times, in that little part of the journey." The Trade of slipping Gentlemen's Swords Off From Their ..."

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