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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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Her twin sister Cassie, Valencia's only player ranked in the USTA Southern California region's 18-and-under top 100, picked up the slack, and its three doubles teams were a combined 89-1 in the league.
Acker picked up the slack, directing the offense and getting bench players such as Robert Turner and Chase Griffin, who combined for 11 first- half points, involved in the flow of the game.
Others have picked up the slack, including junior college transfer Eto Onyenegecha, who is averaging 16.