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slip·​form ˈslip-ˌfȯrm How to pronounce slipform (audio)
slipformed; slipforming; slipforms

transitive verb

: to construct with the use of a slip form

slip form

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: a form that is moved slowly as concrete is placed during construction (as of a building or pavement)

Word History

First Known Use


1962, in the meaning defined above


1949, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of slipform was in 1949

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Cite this Entry

“Slipform.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 May. 2024.

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