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Definition of "slack":

noun: a cord or rope or cable that is hanging loosely

"he took up the slack"


noun: the quality of being loose (not taut)

"he hadn't counted on the slackness of the rope"


noun: a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot


noun: a stretch of water without current or movement

"suddenly they were in a slack and the water was motionless"


noun: a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality

"a gradual slack in output"


noun: dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve


verb: cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water

"slack lime"


verb: become less in amount or intensity


verb: make less active or intense


verb: become slow or slower


verb: make less active or fast

"He slackened his pace as he got tired"


verb: release tension on

"slack the rope"


verb: be inattentive to, or neglect

"He slacks his attention"


verb: avoid responsibilities and work, be idle


adjective: lacking in rigor or strictness

"slack in maintaining discipline"


adjective: flowing with little speed as e.g. at the turning of the tide

"slack water"


adjective: not tense or taut

"slack and wrinkled skin"



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