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a decrease of transmitted power in a mechanical system caused by slipping

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decline from a standard level of performance or achievement

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failing to hold or slipping out of place

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As compared to last year's ` 1,200 crore, there was an increase in slippages, and the trend was similar in provisions as well, which rose 31 per cent over last year but were down 28 per cent over the preceding quarter.
The Romania central bank has warned about possible financial slippages.
During the meeting Antony directed the Army to streamline its acquisition process in such a manner so that accountability can be fixed in case of any slippages.
The two-notch downgrade of ratings to 'BBB' reflects the actual and anticipatedfiscal slippage, compounded by Fitch's expectation that the sovereign will be unableto access the international debt markets in order to refinance an increasing debtmaturity profile in H211 and H112," Fitch said in a statement.
Work of a tractor and trailer in a cultivated soil and stubble is always affected by the slippage of a driving wheel.
The weight utilization coefficient as a comparative indicator to evaluate the slippage of the tractor is widely used in various origins of literature.
The great slippage of driving wheels is a frequent obstacle to fast acceleration.
The purpose of work is to investigate the dependencies of the slippage of driving wheels and the weight utilization coefficient of a tractor and trailer on acceleration and constant speed regimes.
Her new book is a celebration of oddness and uniqueness in translations that come about as the result of some sort of slippage from the mimetic into the non-mimetic.
Caws may be to some extent informed by Jacques Derrida's deconstructionist notion of the unavoidable and fatal slippage that occurs between the signified and the signifier, resulting in multiple interpretations and the negation of all meaning, as well as the conceptions of Antonin Artaud, a French avant-garde poet, dramatist, essayist, and artist (also one of Derrida's influences) who was preoccupied with the limitations and inadequacy of language and rejected mimesis in theatrical work.
A slippage may be a mistake, or inadvertent non-mimetic translation, brought about by misreading, misinterpreting, mis-imagining, and mistranslating that can not only work but actually enhance a text by lending it added depth and dimension or a new directionality in meaning.
QSM Associates recently examined overrun and slippage characteristics from completed IT projects collected during several "productivity benchmark" consulting engagements.