slippage


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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
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In a report to the trust's board, chief executive Dame Jackie Daniel said: "It is disappointing to see a further deterioration in our financial position just month two into the financial year, and this is due to slippage in delivery of our cost improvement programme."
Worries over slippage in recent manufacturing data and signs of slowing momentum out of China and Europe were exacerbated by tariffs and talk of trade wars, which in turn gave rise to beliefs the U.S.
Jiang [8] established a three-dimensional finite element model containing 100 single cells; it was found that the mechanical impact resulted in interlayer slippage and global deformation of FCS.
Using logistic regression and odds ratios, the authors analyze 49 Department of Defense programs and generally find that electronic system programs, extremely large programs (exceeding $17.5 billion in Base Year 2017 dollars), programs procuring smaller quantities of units, and programs with shorter schedules (less time from MS A to MS B and projected time from MS B to IOC) experience smaller percentages of cost growth and schedule slippage.
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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.