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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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Figure 8 shows the fragment size distribution curves of the retained weight, and Figure 9 shows fragment size distribution curves of the passed weight through all of the cycles of the slake durability test of siltstone samples of weathering grades I (FR) and III (MW) that were collected from flysch outcrops near Cunj Village and Sovinjak Village.
The results of tests for density, Schmidt rebound hammer, slake durability index, point load strength and unconned compressive strength are given in Table 1.
Through the Slake ran rows of wooden posts to which rafts of timber were attached.
PICTURE PERFECT Jarrow Slake, and below, two of Peter's paintings TREASURES Peter Dixon
2009) investigated the "Effects of weathering and alteration on point load and slake durability indices of Questa mine materials, New Mexico".
I found the original negatives, taken on my first camera, of Jarrow Slake just before the area was reclaimed in the mid-70s" said Peter.
Gallic producer Alain Goldman has taken a slake in "Gothika" helmer Mathieu Kassovitz's production company MNP and will produce his next film, the English-language "Babylon Babies," with MNP co-producing.
Production at the Decantae Mineral Water plant at Trofarth, near Colwyn Bay, has hit record levels in recent weeks as people across Britain and beyond have tried to slake their thirst.
2 m showed that air-dry aggregates from under trees did not slake, although their organic carbon content (%C) decreased with depth by 50%.
Caption: Over large parts of the parched north western part of India, civilization is only possible because the monsoon rainwater can be stored through the dry seasons to slake the thirst of crops, people and animals.
After battling a series of competitors at the height of fall mating season, he strode chest-deep into a lake and drank deeply to slake his thirst.
Gasping with thirst on the fairways, your average American hacker can now be found supping from a fake three-wood to slake his thirst.