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1. slippage

noun. ['ˈslɪpɪdʒ'] a decrease of transmitted power in a mechanical system caused by slipping.

Synonyms

  • decrement

Antonyms

  • increase
  • linger

Etymology

  • -age (English)
  • -age (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • slip (English)
  • slype (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

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Rhymes with Slippage

  • coppage
  • coppedge
  • lapage
  • lepage
  • seepage
  • stoppage
  • stumpage

Sentences with slippage


1. Noun, singular or mass
The pitch diameter is the point where little or no slippage occurs between the belt and the pulley.

2. slippage

noun. ['ˈslɪpɪdʒ'] decline from a standard level of performance or achievement.

Synonyms

  • diminution

Antonyms

  • ride
  • follow

Etymology

  • -age (English)
  • -age (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • slip (English)
  • slype (Old English (ca. 450-1100))

3. slippage

noun. ['ˈslɪpɪdʒ'] failing to hold or slipping out of place.

Synonyms

  • move
  • motion

Antonyms

  • opening
  • retreat
  • descend

Etymology

  • -age (English)
  • -age (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
  • slip (English)
  • slype (Old English (ca. 450-1100))
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