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Overview of noun slip

The noun slip has 15 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (4) faux pas, gaffe, solecism, slip, gaucherie

(a socially awkward or tactless act)

2. (1) slip, slip-up, miscue, parapraxis

(a minor inadvertent mistake usually observed in speech or writing or in small accidents or memory lapses etc.)

3. slip

(potter's clay that is thinned and used for coating or decorating ceramics)

4. cutting, slip

(a part (sometimes a root or leaf or bud) removed from a plant to propagate a new plant through rooting or grafting)

5. slip

(a young and slender person; "he's a mere slip of a lad")

6. mooring, moorage, berth, slip

(a place where a craft can be made fast)

7. slip, trip

(an accidental misstep threatening (or causing) a fall; "he blamed his slip on the ice"; "the jolt caused many slips and a few spills")

8. slickness, slick, slipperiness, slip

(a slippery smoothness; "he could feel the slickness of the tiller")

9. strip, slip

(artifact consisting of a narrow flat piece of material)

10. slip, slip of paper

(a small sheet of paper; "a receipt slip")

11. chemise, shimmy, shift, slip, teddy

(a woman's sleeveless undergarment)

12. case, pillowcase, slip, pillow slip

(bed linen consisting of a cover for a pillow; "the burglar carried his loot in a pillowcase")

13. skid, slip, sideslip

(an unexpected slide)

14. slip, sideslip

(a flight maneuver; aircraft slides sideways in the air)

15. slip, elusion, eluding

(the act of avoiding capture (especially by cunning))

Overview of adj slipping

The adj slipping has 1 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) slipping, slithering

(moving as on a slippery surface; "his slipping and slithering progress over the ice") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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