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Definition of Slack
SlackSlack Slack, a. [Compar. Slacker; superl. Slackest.] [OE.
slak, AS. sleac; akin to OS. slak, OHG. slah, Prov. G.
schlack, Icel. slakr, Sw. slak; cf. Skr. s[.r]j to let loose,
to throw. Cf. Slake.]
Lax; not tense; not hard drawn; not firmly extended; as, a
2. Weak; not holding fast; as, a slack hand. --Milton.
3. Remiss; backward; not using due diligence or care; not
earnest or eager; as, slack in duty or service.
The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as
some men count slackness. --2 Pet. iii.
4. Not violent, rapid, or pressing; slow; moderate; easy; as,
business is slack. ``With slack pace.' --Chaucer.
C?sar . . . about sunset, hoisting sail with a slack
southwest, at midnight was becalmed. --Milton.
Slack in stays (Naut.), slow in going about, as a ship.
Slack water, the time when the tide runs slowly, or the
water is at rest; or the interval between the flux and
reflux of the tide.
Slack-water navigation, navigation in a stream the depth of
which has been increased, and the current diminished, by a
dam or dams.
Syn: Loose; relaxed; weak; remiss; backward; abated;
diminished; inactive; slow; tardy; dull. SlackSlack Slack, n. [Cf. Slag.]
Small coal; also, coal dust; culm. --Raymond.
Slack Slack, n. [Icel. slakki a slope on a mountain edge.]
A valley, or small, shallow dell. [Prov. Eng.] --Grose.
Slack Slack, adv.
Slackly; as, slack dried hops.
Slack Slack, n.
The part of anything that hangs loose, having no strain upon
it; as, the slack of a rope or of a sail.
SlackSlack Slack, Slacken Slack"en, v. i. [imp. & p. p.
Slacked, Slackened; p. pr. & vb. n. Slacking,
Slackening.] [See Slack, a.]
1. To become slack; to be made less tense, firm, or rigid; to
decrease in tension; as, a wet cord slackens in dry
2. To be remiss or backward; to be negligent.
3. To lose cohesion or solidity by a chemical combination
with water; to slake; as, lime slacks.
4. To abate; to become less violent.
Whence these raging fires Will slacken, if his
breath stir not their flames. --Milton.
5. To lose rapidity; to become more slow; as, a current of
6. To languish; to fail; to flag.
7. To end; to cease; to desist; to slake. [Obs.]
That through your death your lineage should slack.
They will not of that firste purpose slack.
Meaning of Slack from wikipedia
- up Slack
, or släck
in Wiktionary, the free dictionary. Slack
, West Yorkshire, a village
in Calderdale, England
is a messaging program designed specifically
for the office, but has also been adopted
by the Canadian software
Technologies, LLC is a Canadian international software company founded
in 2009 in Vancouver, British
for its proprietary
problem, a slack variable
is a variable
that is added
to an inequality constraint
it into an equality. Introducing
a slack variable
- co-founding the photo-sharing website Flickr
and the team-messaging application Slack
. In 1973, Butterfield
was born in Lund, British
Columbia, to Norma
- Data Center. In July 2018, Atl****ian announced
with Slack under which Slack would acquire
IP ****ets of HipChat
- Slack water
is a short period
in a body of tidal water
when the water
unstressed, and there
is no movement either
way in the tidal
(April 2, 1874 – March
17, 1950) was an American farmer
and politician. Born in the Town of Smelser, Grant
County, Wisconsin, Slack
- in 2012. The band consists
of lead vocalist
Luke Spiller, guitarist
, b****ist Jed Elliott, and drummer Gethin
Davies. The band has cited
- Jack Slack
is a pen name of an anonymous British freelance
writer, podcaster, analyst
and amateur historian
sport; most notable
as a mixed
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