slippage


slip·page

noun \ˈsli-pij\

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

: the act of sliding or slipping

Full Definition of SLIPPAGE

1
:  an act, instance, or process of slipping
2
:  a loss in transmission of power; also :  the difference between theoretical and actual output (as of power)

Examples of SLIPPAGE

  1. The boot's sole prevents slippage.

First Known Use of SLIPPAGE

1850

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