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slip

(slip)
1. To move out of a customary place; to dislocate (e.g., an intervertebral disk).
2. To slide into or on top of.
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Richard is an experienced financial manager and business development leader, and will be invaluable to us as we continue to address the growing global demand for our slippery coatings," said LiquiGlide CEO and Co-Founder, Dave Smith.
INGA replies: As wooden floors can be slippery for dogs I would recommend buying lots of non-slip rugs.
Consider the fact that slippery walkway conditions do not necessarily cause falls.
He said that mini passenger truck going from Buchal Kalan to Martin Kalan, with passengers aboard, fell into the ravine as the driver lost control of the vehicle due to heavy rains and slippery road.
Norton and Stockton played the better football and took advantage of the slippery surface.
Slippery Rock organizes fall visits not just to encourage prospective students to enroll in the upcoming academic year, but also to help students plan their college life and get professional and academic advice.
VVDRAW for next Saturday's Joe Dunne Memorial semi-finals, first: 1 Lochkin Brave 2 Andthen 3 Slippery Sooty 4 Highview Report 5 Ballycowen Moll 6 Aoifes Hope (w).
Ogwen Valley Mountain Rescue volunteers were called out on Saturday night and used ropes to help the trio traverse slippery rocks which they'd encountered.
OVMR spokesman Chris Lloyd said the man had walked up from the Carneddau mountain range and on to Pen yr Oleu Wen before he'd come across a slippery part of the path when he felt he couldn't carry on.
Biomechanics researchers Timothy Higham of Clemson University and Andrew Clark of the College of Charleston conclude that approaching a slippery surface slowly hinders the necessary task of shifting the centre of mass forward once foot contact is made.
The technology of mechanization of slippery trapping in agricultural pests has been put forward (XU et al.
They want drivers to take extra care, as road surfaces can become slippery.