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Noun: slippage  sli-pij
  1. A decrease of transmitted power in a mechanical system caused by slipping
  2. Decline from a standard level of performance or achievement
  3. Failing to hold or slipping out of place
    "the knots allowed no slippage"

Derived forms: slippages

Type of: decline, decrease, decrement, diminution, motion, move, movement

Encyclopedia: Slippage