slow-moving


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slow-moving

adj
1. (Film) developing at a slow pace
2. (Theatre) developing at a slow pace
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.slow-moving - moving slowly; "slow-moving cars"
slow - not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time; "a slow walker"; "the slow lane of traffic"; "her steps were slow"; "he was slow in reacting to the news"; "slow but steady growth"
Translations

slow-moving

[ˌsləʊˈmuːvɪŋ] ADJ [film, play] → lento, de acción lenta; [animal, person, vehicle] → lento

slow-moving

[ˈsləʊˈmuːvɪŋ] adj (vehicle, traffic) → lento/a
References in classic literature ?
I lay awake for a long while, until the slow-moving moon passed my window on its way up the heavens.
Jeremiah Cobb's slow-moving mind that the bird perched by his side was a bird of very different feather from those to which he was accustomed in his daily drives.
For just when one needs them most of all they seem suddenly to have grown dull and unsympathetic, not a word of comfort, not a charm anywhere in them to make us forget the slow-moving hours; whereas, when Margaret was here--but it is of no use to say any more
As soon as the band of duennas was fully in sight, the duke, the duchess, and Don Quixote stood up, as well as all who were watching the slow-moving procession.
The spoor was but a couple of days old when the two discovered it, which meant that the slow-moving caravan was but a few hours distant from them whose trained and agile muscles could carry their bodies swiftly through the branches above the tangled undergrowth which had impeded the progress of the laden carriers of the white men.
Even when he was being lionised in London he had held before him his dream of peace and quiet--the long, white, dusty Indian road, printed all over with bare feet, the incessant, slow-moving traffic, and the sharp-smelling wood smoke curling up under the fig-trees in the twilight, where the wayfarers sit at their evening meal.
I will also allude very briefly to our river journey, up a wide, slow-moving, clay-tinted stream, in a steamer which was little smaller than that which had carried us across the Atlantic.
John Boulnois was a big, slow-moving man with a massive head, partly grey and partly bald, and blunt, burly features.
Jeanne was a large, slow-moving Norman girl, stolidly handsome.
At my right was a great, slow-moving eddy that circled far beneath the cliff's overhanging side, and to rest my tired muscles before turning back I let my boat drift into its embrace.
The slow-moving, idly gazing Roman crowd bestowed much attention upon the extremely pretty young foreign lady who was passing through it upon his arm; and he wondered what on earth had been in Daisy's mind when she proposed to expose herself, unattended, to its appreciation.
The drivers of each and every one of the slow-moving market-carts we met were stretched in the sun upon their merchandise, sound a sleep.