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  8  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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}. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  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. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  slip 
  n  1:  a  socially  awkward  or  tactless  act  [syn:  {faux  pas},  {gaffe}, 
  {solecism},  {gaucherie}] 
  2:  an  inadvertent  mistake  [syn:  {slipup},  {miscue}] 
  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}] 
  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}] 
  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:  {trip}] 
  8:  a  slippery  smoothness;  "he  could  feel  the  slickness  of  the 
  tiller"  [syn:  {slickness},  {slick},  {slipperiness}] 
  9:  a  narrow  flat  piece  of  material  [syn:  {strip}] 
  10:  a  small  piece  of  paper;  "a  receipt  slip"  [syn:  {slip  of 
  paper}] 
  11:  a  woman's  sleeveless  undergarment  [syn:  {chemise},  {shimmy}, 
  {shift},  {teddies},  {teddy}] 
  12:  a  cover  for  a  pillow;  "the  burglar  carried  his  loot  in  a 
  pillowcase"  [syn:  {case},  {pillowcase},  {pillow  slip}] 
  13:  an  unexpected  slide  [syn:  {skid},  {sideslip}] 
  14:  a  flight  maneuver;  aircraft  slides  sideways  in  the  air  [syn: 
  {sideslip}] 
  15:  the  act  of  avoiding  capture  (especially  by  cunning)  [syn:  {elusion}, 
  {eluding}] 
  v  1:  move  stealthily;  "The  ship  slipped  away  in  the  darkness" 
  [syn:  {steal}] 
  2:  insert  inconspicuously  or  quickly  or  quietly 
  3:  slide  sideways  [syn:  {skid},  {slue},  {slew},  {slide}] 
  4:  get  worse;  "My  grades  are  slipping"  [syn:  {drop  off},  {drop 
  away},  {fall  away}] 
  5:  move  smoothly  and  easily 
  6:  to  make  a  mistake  or  be  incorrect  [syn:  {err},  {mistake}] 
  7:  pass  on  stealthily;  "He  slipped  me  the  key  when  nobody  was 
  looking"  [syn:  {sneak}] 
  8:  pass  out  of  one's  memory  [syn:  {slip  one's  mind}] 
  9:  move  out  of  position;  "dislocate  joints"  [syn:  {dislocate}, 
  {splay}] 
 
  From  The  Free  On-line  Dictionary  of  Computing  (13  Mar  01)  [foldoc]: 
 
  SLIP 
 
  1.  {Serial  Line  Internet  Protocol}. 
 
  2.  Symmetric  LIst  Processsor.  Early  1960's  list  processing 
  subroutine  package  for  {Fortran}  by  J.  Weizenbaum  Later  also 
  embedded  in  {MAD}  and  {ALGOL}.  ["Symmetric  List  Processor", 
  J.  Weizenbaum  CACM  6:524-544(1963).  Sammet  1969,  p.387]. 
 
 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
  SLIP 
  Serial  Line  Internet  Protocol  (Internet,  RFC  1055),  "SL/IP" 
 
 




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