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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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Words that Rhyme with Slippage

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

Example sentences of the word 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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