Definisi 'slack'

English to English
adjective
1 Lax; not tense; not hard drawn; not firmly extended; as, a slack rope. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

adjective satellite
2 not tense or taut Terjemahkan
Example:
the old man's skin hung loose and grey
slack and wrinkled skin
slack sails
a slack rope
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3 flowing with little speed as e.g. at the turning of the tide Terjemahkan
Example:
slack water
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4 lacking in rigor or strictness Terjemahkan
Example:
such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable
lax in attending classes
slack in maintaining discipline
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adverb
5 Slackly; as, slack dried hops. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

noun
6 dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve Terjemahkan
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7 a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality Terjemahkan
Example:
the team went into a slump
a gradual slack in output
a drop-off in attendance
a falloff in quality
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8 a stretch of water without current or movement Terjemahkan
Example:
suddenly they were in a slack and the water was motionless
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9 a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot Terjemahkan
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10 the quality of being loose (not taut) Terjemahkan
Example:
he hadn't counted on the slackness of the rope
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11 a cord or rope or cable that is hanging loosely Terjemahkan
Example:
he took up the slack
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12 Small coal; also, coal dust; culm. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

13 A valley, or small, shallow dell. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

14 The part of anything that hangs loose, having no strain upon it; as, the slack of a rope or of a sail. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

verb
15 avoid responsibilities and work, be idle Terjemahkan
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16 be inattentive to, or neglect Terjemahkan
Example:
He slacks his attention
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17 release tension on Terjemahkan
Example:
slack the rope
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18 make less active or fast Terjemahkan
Example:
He slackened his pace as he got tired
Don't relax your efforts now
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19 become slow or slower Terjemahkan
Example:
Production slowed
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20 make less active or intense Terjemahkan
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21 become less in amount or intensity Terjemahkan
Example:
The storm abated
The rain let up after a few hours
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22 cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water Terjemahkan
Example:
slack lime
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23 To become slack; to be made less tense, firm, or rigid; to decrease in tension; as, a wet cord slackens in dry weather. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913

24 To render slack; to make less tense or firm; as, to slack a rope; to slacken a bandage. Terjemahkan
source: webster1913


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