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slowdown a reduction in speed or production, esp. by workers as a form of protest.
slow down to proceed, move, or operate more slowly or calmly than before. [2 definitions]
slowly in a slow manner; not quickly.
slow-motion of or pertaining to a method of making or playing films or video tapes in which the projected action is or appears to be slower than the original action. [2 definitions]
slow motion movement that is slower than normal. [2 definitions]
slow pitch a kind of softball in which the ball must be pitched in an arc from three to ten feet high.
slowpoke (informal) one that acts, works, or goes slowly.
slow time (informal) standard time, as opposed to daylight saving time.
sloyd a manual training program developed in Sweden that uses hand tools for woodcarving and joining.
slub to draw out and twist (a textile fiber) before spinning. [3 definitions]
sludge thick, sticky mud or ooze. [2 definitions]
sludgeworm a small freshwater worm that lives in sewage sludges or other muds that are low in oxygen but rich in organic matter.
slue1 to twist (a ship's mast or the like) around on its axis. [5 definitions]
slue2 variant of slew4.
slug1 any of various small, slimy land animals related to the snail but having no shell. [5 definitions]
slug2 (informal) to hit heavily, esp. with a clenched fist. [2 definitions]
slugabed someone who is lazy, esp. one who stays in bed longer than necessary.
slugfest (informal) a fight or boxing match characterized by the exchange of many or heavy punches. [2 definitions]
sluggard one who is lazy. [2 definitions]
slugging average in baseball, a number indicating a player's average effectiveness in making extra-base hits.
sluggish moving slowly. [3 definitions]