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slippage

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noun slip·page \ˈsli-pij\

Simple Definition of slippage

  • : a movement downward : an act of moving into a lower or worse condition or state

  • : the act of sliding or slipping

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of slippage

  1. 1 :  an act, instance, or process of slipping

  2. 2 :  a loss in transmission of power; also :  the difference between theoretical and actual output (as of power)

Examples of slippage in a sentence

  1. The boot's sole prevents slippage.



1850

First Known Use of slippage

1850


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