slip step

slip step

n
(Dancing) a dance step made by moving the left foot one step sideways and closing the right foot to the left foot: used when dancing in a circle during Scottish reels and jigs
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In order to achieve the silver accreditation, they were required to include a variety including skip, change of step, slip step and pas de basque and also had to be able to recognise dance music and perform to the rhythm.
During the yielding of many metals and alloys, it is natural to attribute a slip step as the source of an AE event.
From Figure 4 it becomes evident that after the erosion process, the surface presents both material slip steps and fractures of grain clusters.
The next thing I knew I was sitting on one of the slip steps, 500 yards from where I'd fallen in."
One unit of slip (labeled 1) elongates the specimen with some sideways distortion [seen as slip steps in deformed single crystals of metals (8)].