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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.
The two main reasons for using this test are; firstly, the test is a good reproduction of the dynamics of an actual slipping foot and secondly, it has been shown over many years, to give good correlation between instrument results and actual pedestrian slips (information obtained from the HSE).
We know then that ``A Slipping Down Life,'' based on the 1969 Anne Tyler novel, is going to have a heapin' helpin' of good folks trapped in miserable lives (the red electoral states exist only to be escaped, after all); you just hope that the pathos is finely observed and competently acted.
Some trainers fit breastgirths, partly to prevent saddles slipping backwards, although they can still slip forwards.
This provides our clients with the ability to quickly react to slipping tasks, scope creep, and to see how their software release is trending towards completion," says Steve Miller, President/CEO of Pragmatic Software.
For example, the listed advantages of slipping focused mostly on stock answers: losing altitude, canceling crosswind drift.