slack

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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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No one else picked up the slack, and the Lakers finally collapsed in the third quarter, outscored 28-8 by the Blazers.