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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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One idea is to drill directly into a fault that experiences slow slip, to study properties like howfluid flows through slipping rock and how stress varies from place to place.
And ``A Slipping Down Life'' is nothing if not a Bruce Springsteen song (pre-``Born in the U.
Does that reduce the chance of a slipping saddle, make things worse, or make no difference?
If tasks are slipping, a slipping graph shows what team members have slipping tasks.
An electric discharge lasting only a few picoseconds and a more prolonged flash of light Occurred just before each slipping event.
When firefighters arrived, they placed a rope around Paul's body to prevent him from slipping any farther.
Rising costs associated with customers slipping and falling in supermarkets has been one of the biggest concerns facing the retail food industry, but a new system from the Gleason Food Group, a division of the Gleason Agency, promises to change that.
This can cause problems with slipping on wet, hilly surfaces and especially on wet wood.
Researchers have found that the North American and Pacific plates are slipping past one another at a rate that is much faster than the movement of the San Andreas fault (SN: 12/21 & 28/85, p.