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Slip definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

SLIP, v.i. [L. labor, to slide.]
1. To slide; to glide; to move along the surface of a thing without bounding, rolling or stepping.
2. To slide; not to tread firmly. Walk carefully, lest your foot should slip.
3. TO move or fly out of place; usually without; as, a bone may slip out of its place.
4. To sneak; to slink; to depart or withdraw secretly; with away. Thus one tradesman slips away to give his partner fairer play.
5. To err; to fall into error or fault. One slippeth in his speech, but not from his heart.
6. To glide; to pass unexpectedly or imperceptibly. And thrice the flitting shadow slipp'd away.
7. To enter by oversight. An error may slip into a copy, notwithstanding all possible car.
8. To escape insensibly; to be lost. Use the most proper methods to retain the ideas you have acquired, for the mind is ready to let many of them slip.
SLIP, v.t.
1.To convey secretly. He tried to slip a powder into her drink.
2. To omit; to lose by negligence. Let us not slip the occasion. And slip no advantage that may secure you.
3. To part twigs from the branches or stem of a tree. The branches also may be slipped and planted.
4. To escape from; to leave slily. Lucentio slipp'd me like his greyhound. From is here understood.
5. To let loose; as, to slip the hounds.
6. To throw off; to disengage one's self from; as, a horse slip his bridle.
7. To pass over or omit negligently; as, to slip over that main points of a subject.
8. To tear off; as, to slip off a twig.
9. To suffer abortion; to miscarry; as a beast.
TO SLIP A CABLE, to veer out and let go the end.
TO SLIP ON, to put on in haste or loosely; as to slip on a gown or coat.
SLIP, n.
1. A sliding; act of slipping.
2. An unintentional error or fault.
3. A twig separated from the main stock; as the slip of a vine.
4. A leash or string by which a dog is held; so called from its being so made as to slip or become loose by relaxation of the hand.
5. An escape; a secret or unexpected desertion.
6. A long narrow piece; as a slip of paper.
7. A counterfeit piece of money, being brass covered with silver. [Not in use.]
8. Matter found in troughs of grindstones after the grinding of edge-tools.
9. A particular quantity of yarn.
10. An opening between wharves or in a dock.
11. A place having a gradual descent on the bank of a river or harbor, convenient for ship-building.
12. A long seat or narrow pew in churches.
SLIP'-BOARD, n. A board sliding in grooves.
SLIP'-KNOT, n. A bow-knot; a knot which will not beat a strain, or which os easily untied.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a socially awkward or tactless act [syn: faux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip, gaucherie]
2: a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc. [syn: slip, slip-up, miscue, parapraxis]
3: potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics
4: a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting [syn: cutting, slip]
5: a young and slender person; "he's a mere slip of a lad"
6: a place where a craft can be made fast [syn: mooring, moorage, berth, slip]
7: an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills" [syn: slip, trip]
8: a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller" [syn: slickness, slick, slipperiness, slip]
9: artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material [syn: strip, slip]
10: a small sheet of paper; "a receipt slip" [syn: slip, slip of paper]
11: a woman's sleeveless undergarment [syn: chemise, shimmy, shift, slip, teddy]
12: bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase" [syn: case, pillowcase, slip, pillow slip]
13: an unexpected slide [syn: skid, slip, sideslip]
14: a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air [syn: slip, sideslip]
15: the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning) [syn: slip, elusion, eluding] v
1: move stealthily; "The ship slipped away in the darkness" [syn: steal, slip]
2: insert inconspicuously or quickly or quietly; "He slipped some money into the waiter's hand"
3: move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner; "the wheels skidded against the sidewalk" [syn: skid, slip, slue, slew, slide]
4: get worse; "My grades are slipping" [syn: slip, drop off, drop away, fall away]
5: move smoothly and easily; "the bolt slipped into place"; "water slipped from the polished marble"
6: to make a mistake or be incorrect [syn: err, mistake, slip]
7: pass on stealthily; "He slipped me the key when nobody was looking" [syn: slip, sneak]
8: move easily; "slip into something comfortable"
9: cause to move with a smooth or sliding motion; "he slipped the bolt into place"
10: pass out of one's memory [syn: slip, slip one's mind]
11: move out of position; "dislocate joints"; "the artificial hip joint luxated and had to be put back surgically" [syn: dislocate, luxate, splay, slip]

Merriam Webster's

I. verb (slipped; slipping) Etymology: Middle English slippen, from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German; akin to Middle High German slipfen to slide, Old High German sl?fan to smooth, and perhaps to Greek olibros slippery Date: 14th century intransitive verb 1. a. to move with a smooth sliding motion b. to move quietly and cautiously ; steal c. elapse, pass 2. a. (1) to escape from memory or consciousness (2) to become uttered through inadvertence b. to pass quickly or easily away ; become lost <let an opportunity slip> 3. to fall into error or fault ; lapse 4. a. to slide out of place or away from a support or one's grasp b. to slide on or down a slippery surface <slip on the stairs> c. to flow smoothly 5. to get speedily into or out of clothing <slipped into his coat> 6. to fall off from a standard or accustomed level by degrees ; decline 7. sideslip transitive verb 1. to cause to move easily and smoothly ; slide 2. a. to get away from ; elude, evade <slipped his pursuers> b. to free oneself from <the dog slipped its collar> c. to escape from (one's memory or notice) <their names slip my mind> 3. shed, cast <the snake slipped its skin> 4. to put on (a garment) quickly usually used with on <slip on a coat> 5. a. to let loose from a restraining leash or grasp b. to cause to slip open ; release, undo <slip a lock> c. to let go of d. to disengage from (an anchor) instead of hauling 6. a. to insert, place, or pass quietly or secretly b. to give or pay on the sly 7. slink, abort 8. dislocate <slipped his shoulder> 9. to transfer (a stitch) from one needle to another without working a stitch 10. to avoid (a punch) by moving the body or head quickly to one side II. noun Date: 15th century 1. a. a sloping ramp extending out into the water to serve as a place for landing or repairing ships b. a ship's or boat's berth between two piers 2. the act or an instance of departing secretly or hurriedly <gave his pursuer the slip> 3. a. a mistake in judgment, policy, or procedure b. an unintentional and trivial mistake or fault ; lapse <a slip of the tongue> 4. a leash so made that it can be quickly slipped 5. a. the act or an instance of slipping down or out of a place <a slip on the ice>; also a sudden mishap b. a movement dislocating parts (as of a rock or soil mass); also the result of such movement c. a fall from some level or standard ; decline <a slip in stock prices> 6. a. an undergarment made in dress length and usually having shoulder straps; also half-slip b. a case into which something is slipped; specifically pillowcase 7. a disposition or tendency to slip easily 8. the action of sideslipping ; an instance of sideslipping Synonyms: see error III. noun Etymology: Middle English slippe, probably from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German, split, slit, flap Date: 15th century 1. a. a small shoot or twig cut for planting or grafting ; scion b. descendant, offspring 2. a. a long narrow strip of material b. a small piece of paper 3. a young and slender person <a slip of a girl> 4. a long seat or narrow pew IV. transitive verb (slipped; slipping) Date: 1530 to take cuttings from (a plant) ; divide into slips <slip a geranium> V. noun Etymology: Middle English slyp slime, from Old English slypa slime, paste; akin to Old English sl?pan to slip more at sleeve Date: 1640 a mixture of finely divided clay and water used especially by potters (as for casting or decorating wares or in cementing separately formed parts)

Oxford Reference Dictionary

1. v. & n. --v. (slipped, slipping) 1 intr. slide unintentionally esp. for a short distance; lose one's footing or balance or place by unintended sliding. 2 intr. go or move with a sliding motion (as the door closes the catch slips into place; slipped into her nightdress). 3 intr. escape restraint or capture by being slippery or hard to hold or by not being grasped (the eel slipped through his fingers). 4 intr. make one's or its way unobserved or quietly or quickly (just slip across to the baker's; errors will slip in). 5 intr. a make a careless or casual mistake. b fall below the normal standard, deteriorate, lapse. 6 tr. insert or transfer stealthily or casually or with a sliding motion (slipped a coin into his hand; slipped the papers into his pocket). 7 tr. a release from restraint (slipped the greyhounds from the leash). b detach (an anchor) from a ship. c Brit. detach (a carriage) from a moving train. d release (the clutch of a motor vehicle) for a moment. e (of an animal) produce (young) prematurely. 8 tr. move (a stitch) to the other needle without knitting it. 9 tr. (foll. by on, off) pull (a garment) hastily on or off. 10 tr. escape from; give the slip to (the dog slipped its collar; point slipped my mind). --n. 1 the act or an instance of slipping. 2 an accidental or slight error. 3 a loose covering or garment, esp. a petticoat or pillowcase. 4 a a reduction in the movement of a pulley etc. due to slipping of the belt. b a reduction in the distance travelled by a ship or aircraft arising from the nature of the medium in which its propeller revolves. 5 (in sing. or pl.) a an artificial slope of stone etc. on which boats are landed. b an inclined structure on which ships are built or repaired. 6 Cricket a a fielder stationed for balls glancing off the bat to the off side. b (in sing. or pl.) the position of such a fielder (caught in the slips; caught at slip). 7 a leash to slip dogs. Phrases and idioms: give a person the slip escape from or evade him or her. let slip 1 release accidentally or deliberately, esp. from a leash. 2 miss (an opportunity). 3 utter inadvertently. let slip the dogs of war poet. open hostilities. let slip through one's fingers 1 lose hold of. 2 miss the opportunity of having. slip away depart without leave-taking etc. slip-carriage Brit. a railway carriage on an express for detaching at a station where the rest of the train does not stop. slip-case a close-fitting case for a book. slip-coach Brit. = slip-carriage. slip-cover 1 a a calico etc. cover for furniture out of use. b US = loose cover. 2 a jacket or slip-case for a book. slip form a mould in which a structure of uniform cross-section is cast by filling it with concrete and continually moving and refilling it. slip-hook a hook with a contrivance for releasing it readily when necessary. slip-knot 1 a knot that can be undone by a pull. 2 a running knot. slip off depart without leave-taking etc. slip of the pen (or tongue) a small mistake in which something is written (or said) unintentionally. slip-on adj. (of shoes or clothes) that can be easily slipped on and off. --n. a slip-on shoe or garment. slip-over (of a garment) to be slipped on over the head. slipped disc a disc between vertebrae that has become displaced and causes lumbar pain. slip-ring a ring for sliding contact in a dynamo or electric motor. slip-road Brit. a road for entering or leaving a motorway etc. slip-rope Naut. a rope with both ends on board so that casting loose either end frees the ship from her moorings. slip sheet Printing a sheet of paper placed between newly printed sheets to prevent set-off or smudging. slip something over on colloq. outwit. slip-stitch n. 1 a loose stitch joining layers of fabric and not visible externally. 2 a stitch moved to the other needle without being knitted. --v.tr. sew with slip-stitch. slip up colloq. make a mistake. slip-up n. colloq. a mistake, a blunder. there's many a slip 'twixt cup and lip nothing is certain till it has happened. Etymology: ME prob. f. MLG slippen: cf. SLIPPERY 2. n. 1 a a small piece of paper esp. for writing on. b a long narrow strip of thin wood, paper, etc. c a printer's proof on such paper; a galley proof. 2 a cutting taken from a plant for grafting or planting, a scion. Phrases and idioms: slip of a small and slim (a slip of a girl). Etymology: ME, prob. f. MDu., MLG slippe cut, strip, etc. 3. n. clay in a creamy mixture with water, used mainly for decorating earthenware. Phrases and idioms: slip casting the manufacture of ceramic ware by allowing slip to solidify in a mould. slip-ware ware decorated with slip. Etymology: OE slipa, slyppe slime: cf. COWSLIP

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Slip Slip, n. 1. (Mach.) (a) The retrograde movement on a pulley of a belt as it slips. (b) In a link motion, the undesirable sliding movement of the link relatively to the link block, due to swinging of the link. 2. (Elec.) The difference between the actual and synchronous speed of an induction motor. 3. (Marine Insurance) A memorandum of the particulars of a risk for which a policy is to be executed. It usually bears the broker's name and is initiated by the underwrites.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Slip Slip, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Slipped; p. pr. & vb. n. Slipping.] [OE. slippen; akin to LG. & D. slippen, MHG. slipfen (cf. Dan. slippe, Sw. slippa, Icel. sleppa), and fr. OE. slipen, AS. sl[=i]pan (in comp.), akin to G. schleifen to slide, glide, drag, whet, OHG. sl[=i]fan to slide, glide, make smooth, Icel. sl[=i]pa to whet; cf. also AS. sl?pan, Goth. sliupan, OS. slopian, OHG. sliofan, G. schliefen, schl?pfen, which seem to come from a somewhat different root form. Cf. Slope, n.] 1. To move along the surface of a thing without bounding, rolling, or stepping; to slide; to glide. 2. To slide; to lose one's footing or one's hold; not to tread firmly; as, it is necessary to walk carefully lest the foot should slip. 3. To move or fly (out of place); to shoot; -- often with out, off, etc.; as, a bone may slip out of its place. 4. To depart, withdraw, enter, appear, intrude, or escape as if by sliding; to go or come in a quiet, furtive manner; as, some errors slipped into the work. Thus one tradesman slips away, To give his partner fairer play. --Prior. Thrice the flitting shadow slipped away. --Dryden. 5. To err; to fall into error or fault. There is one that slippeth in his speech, but not from his heart. --Ecclus. xix. 16. To let slip, to loose from the slip or noose, as a hound; to allow to escape. Cry, ``Havoc,'' and let slip the dogs of war. --Shak.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Slip Slip, n. [AS. slipe, slip.] 1. The act of slipping; as, a slip on the ice. 2. An unintentional error or fault; a false step. This good man's slip mended his pace to martyrdom. --Fuller. 3. A twig separated from the main stock; a cutting; a scion; hence, a descendant; as, a slip from a vine. A native slip to us from foreign seeds. --Shak. The girlish slip of a Sicilian bride. --R. Browning. 4. A slender piece; a strip; as, a slip of paper. Moonlit slips of silver cloud. --Tennyson. A thin slip of a girl, like a new moon Sure to be rounded into beauty soon. --Longfellow. 5. A leash or string by which a dog is held; -- so called from its being made in such a manner as to slip, or become loose, by relaxation of the hand. We stalked over the extensive plains with Killbuck and Lena in the slips, in search of deer. --Sir S. Baker. 6. An escape; a secret or unexpected desertion; as, to give one the slip. --Shak. 7. (Print.) A portion of the columns of a newspaper or other work struck off by itself; a proof from a column of type when set up and in the galley. 8. Any covering easily slipped on. Specifically: (a) A loose garment worn by a woman. (b) A child's pinafore. (c) An outside covering or case; as, a pillow slip. (d) The slip or sheath of a sword, and the like. [R.] 9. A counterfeit piece of money, being brass covered with silver. [Obs.] --Shak. 10. Matter found in troughs of grindstones after the grinding of edge tools. [Prov. Eng.] --Sir W. Petty. 11. Potter's clay in a very liquid state, used for the decoration of ceramic ware, and also as a cement for handles and other applied parts. 12. A particular quantity of yarn. [Prov. Eng.] 13. An inclined plane on which a vessel is built, or upon which it is hauled for repair. 14. An opening or space for vessels to lie in, between wharves or in a dock; as, Peck slip. [U. S.] 15. A narrow passage between buildings. [Eng.] 16. A long seat or narrow pew in churches, often without a door. [U. S.] 17. (Mining.) A dislocation of a lead, destroying continuity. --Knight. 18. (Engin.) The motion of the center of resistance of the float of a paddle wheel, or the blade of an oar, through the water horozontally, or the difference between a vessel's actual speed and the speed which she would have if the propelling instrument acted upon a solid; also, the velocity, relatively to still water, of the backward current of water produced by the propeller. 19. (Zo["o]l.) A fish, the sole. 20. (Cricket) A fielder stationed on the off side and to the rear of the batsman. There are usually two of them, called respectively short slip, and long slip.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Slip Slip, v. t. 1. To cause to move smoothly and quickly; to slide; to convey gently or secretly. He tried to slip a powder into her drink. --Arbuthnot. 2. To omit; to loose by negligence. And slip no advantage That my secure you. --B. Jonson. 3. To cut slips from; to cut; to take off; to make a slip or slips of; as, to slip a piece of cloth or paper. The branches also may be slipped and planted. --Mortimer. 4. To let loose in pursuit of game, as a greyhound. Lucento slipped me like his greyhound. --Shak. 5. To cause to slip or slide off, or out of place; as, a horse slips his bridle; a dog slips his collar. 6. To bring forth (young) prematurely; to slink. To slip a cable. (Naut.) See under Cable. To slip off, to take off quickly; as, to slip off a coat. To slip on, to put on in haste or loosely; as, to slip on a gown or coat.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Pew Pew, n. [OE. pewe, OF. puie parapet, balustrade, balcony, fr. L. podium an elevated place, a jutty, balcony, a parapet or balcony in the circus, where the emperor and other distinguished persons sat, Gr. ?, dim. of ?, ?, foot; -- hence the Latin sense of a raised place (orig. as a rest or support for the foot). See Foot, and cf. Podium, Poy.] 1. One of the compartments in a church which are separated by low partitions, and have long seats upon which several persons may sit; -- sometimes called slip. Pews were originally made square, but are now usually long and narrow. 2. Any structure shaped like a church pew, as a stall, formerly used by money lenders, etc.; a box in theater; a pen; a sheepfold. [Obs.] --Pepys. Milton. Pew opener, an usher in a church. [Eng.] --Dickens.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(slips, slipping, slipped) Frequency: The word is one of the 1500 most common words in English. 1. If you slip, you accidentally slide and lose your balance. He had slipped on an icy pavement... Be careful not to slip. VERB: V, V 2. If something slips, it slides out of place or out of your hand. His glasses had slipped... The hammer slipped out of her grasp. VERB: V, V prep/adv 3. If you slip somewhere, you go there quickly and quietly. Amy slipped downstairs and out of the house... VERB: V adv/prep 4. If you slip something somewhere, you put it there quickly in a way that does not attract attention. I slipped a note under Louise's door... Just slip in a piece of paper. VERB: V n prep, V n with adv 5. If you slip something to someone, you give it to them secretly. Robert had slipped her a note in school... She looked round before pulling out a package and slipping it to the man. VERB: V n n, V n to n 6. To slip into a particular state or situation means to pass gradually into it, in a way that is hardly noticed. It amazed him how easily one could slip into a routine... = slide VERB: V into n 7. If something slips to a lower level or standard, it falls to that level or standard. Shares slipped to 117p... In June, producer prices slipped 0.1% from May... Overall business activity is slipping. VERB: V to/from/by amount/n, V amount, V Slip is also a noun. ...a slip in consumer confidence. N-SING: oft N in n 8. If you slip into or out of clothes or shoes, you put them on or take them off quickly and easily. She slipped out of the jacket and tossed it on the couch... I slipped off my woollen gloves. VERB: V into/out of n, V n with on/off 9. A slip is a small or unimportant mistake. We must be well prepared, there must be no slips. N-COUNT 10. A slip of paper is a small piece of paper. ...little slips of paper he had torn from a notebook... I put her name on the slip. N-COUNT: oft N of n 11. A slip is a thin piece of clothing that a woman wears under her dress or skirt. N-COUNT 12. see also Freudian slip 13. If you give someone the slip, you escape from them when they are following you or watching you. (INFORMAL) He gave reporters the slip by leaving at midnight. PHRASE: V inflects 14. If you let slip information, you accidentally tell it to someone, when you wanted to keep it secret. I bet he let slip that I'd gone to America. PHRASE: let inflects 15. If something slips your mind, you forget about it. The reason for my visit had obviously slipped his mind. PHRASE: V and N inflect 16. to slip through your fingers: see finger slip of the tongue: see tongue

International Standard Bible Encyclopedia

As meaning "a cutting from a plant," it is still good English. In this sense in Isa 17:10 for zemorah, "branch," "twig." For the phrase "slip of the tongue" compare Sirach 14:1; 19:16; 20:18; 21:7; 25:8.

Soule's Dictionary of English Synonyms

I. v. n. 1. Glide, slide. 2. Err, trip, mistake, fall into error, commit a fault. II. v. a. 1. Put stealthily, convey secretly. 2. Omit, allow to escape, lose by negligence. 3. Throw off, disengage one's self from. 4. Loose, loosen, let loose, let go. III. n. 1. Slide, glide, slipping. 2. Error, mistake, blunder, fault, trip, oversight. 3. Transgression, indiscretion, backsliding, error, fault. 4. Cutting, twig, shoot, scion. 5. Strip, long and narrow piece, streak. 6. Leash, strap, string, cord. 7. Escape, desertion. 8. Case, covering, wrapper.

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