slippage


Also found in: Thesaurus, Financial, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

slip·page

 (slĭp′ĭj)
n.
1. The act or an instance of slipping, especially movement away from an original or secure place.
2. The amount or extent of slipping.
3. A decline in level, performance, or achievement.
4. Loss of motion or power because of slipping.

slippage

(ˈslɪpɪdʒ)
n
1. (Mechanical Engineering) the act or an instance of slipping
2. (Mechanical Engineering) the amount of slipping or the extent to which slipping occurs
3.
a. an instance of not reaching a norm, target, etc
b. the extent of this
4. (Mechanical Engineering) the power lost in a mechanical device or system as a result of slipping

slip•page

(ˈslɪp ɪdʒ)

n.
1. an act or instance of slipping.
2. an amount or extent of slipping.
3. (in machinery) the amount of work dissipated by slipping of parts, excess play, etc.
[1840–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slippage - a decrease of transmitted power in a mechanical system caused by slipping
decrease, decrement - a process of becoming smaller or shorter
2.slippage - decline from a standard level of performance or achievement
decline, diminution - change toward something smaller or lower
3.slippage - failing to hold or slipping out of place; "the knots allowed no slippage"
movement, move, motion - the act of changing location from one place to another; "police controlled the motion of the crowd"; "the movement of people from the farms to the cities"; "his move put him directly in my path"
Translations

slippage

[ˈslɪpɪdʒ] N (= slip) → deslizamiento m; (= loss) → pérdida f; (= shortage) → déficit m; (= delay) → retraso m

slippage

[ˈslɪpɪdʒ] n (= reduction) → baisse f, déclin mslipped disc nhernie f discale
to have a slipped disc → avoir une hernie discale

slippage

n
(fig)Rückstand m; to prevent slippageum Rückstände zu vermeiden
(fig: = delay) → Verzögerung f
(lit, fig: drop) → (Ab)sinken nt
References in periodicals archive ?
The feed zone also builds up high pressure, which makes metering adjustments in the melting zone possible even where wall slippage occurs.
Those numbers would have been higher had slippage not raised its ugly head.
Thirty-five percent of men reported condom breakage or slippage during sex, but a lower proportion (13%) reported slippage during withdrawal.
Degenerative spondylolisthesis, which can be associated with LSS, is a slippage of one vertebra over another, which contributes to increased pressure on the spinal nerves and results in pain in the lower back, buttocks or legs.
In its latest weekly report, it is concluded that 2016 will see a slippage of 15 percent of the planned tanker deliveries, although at least a part of this will just be spilled over onto 2017.
In a statement on Tuesday, the DOTr said it had issued a memorandum stating that projects with a so-called work slippage of over 30 days would result in the cancellation of the contract as well as nonpayment and the blacklisting of the contractor.
The Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) has said the Centre's fiscal slippage could impact inflation, and the deterioration in public finances risks crowding out private finance and investment - sending a signal for "stable-macro financial management" to put growth on a sustainable path.
3 percent fiscal slippage to the Goods and Services Tax (GST) accrued from 11 months of the year rather than 12.
New Delhi: NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar on Wednesday dismissed concerns of fiscal slippage and said the next Union Budget will not be a populist one.
She noted that JC Tayag had a negative slippage in its construction by 82 percent, hence missing its building timetable.
SLIP-SLIDING AWAY--The rial is sinking again, but this time it's a slow and steady slippage rather than the historic plummets that have plagued the rial in the past.
Therefore, movement of the wheel set is accompanied with spurious slippage along the rails, which is a source of: auto-oscillation of wheel set (nosing motion) while moving, increased resistance to movement depending on the square of progressive motion velocity etc.