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slack

loose; not taut.

slack cap
a can of meat with one of the ends bulging slightly indicating the beginnings of a blown can.
slack loin
hollow-flanked with too much room between the last rib and the thigh.
slack pastern
too much slope in the pastern.
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He strained and tugged at the grip, trying to twist his jowl in the slack of skin so as to reach a bite.
Slack water had come, and, as the ebb was commencing, there was need for hurry if we cared to escape waiting half a day for the next tide.
Buck swung to the right, ending the movement in a plunge that took up the slack and with a sudden jerk arrested his one hundred and fifty pounds.
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Participants differed, however, in their assessments of the remaining degree of labor market slack and how to measure it.
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AFTERSALES manager Craig Parry has celebrated 15 years' service at Derek Slack Motors, the North-east's oldest Skoda dealer.
Organizational slack effects on innovation: the moderating roles of CEO tenure and compensation, Journal of Business Economics and Management 15(2): 369-383.
Johnny Allison, the manufactured home magnate who apparently was kidnapped June 5 by escaped convict James Avery Slack and escaped by crashing his car into a dump truck, spoke to Arkansas Business about the ordeal after returning home to Conway last week.
Company president Roy Slack said it gives them some options should they decide to consolidate operations or expand their existing shop at that location which opened in 2007.