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Synonyms for slipperiness

a slippery smoothness

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the quality of being a slippery rascal

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Silicone emulsions are applied to a surface to provide it with nonstick properties, which allows quicker release of products made in molds such as tires and food containers, and provides lubricity and slipperiness in applications using rollers, such as conveyor belts.
The TA-SFJ Sliding Friction Jig is used to measure tactile qualities like smoothness, slipperiness or stickiness.
They are unaffected by most corrosive liquids, vapors and gases, and are ideal for applications that require durability and slipperiness.
Canada), this work argues that the array of means by which ordinary people make collective claims on others (dubbed "social movements" for the sake of simplicity and in spite of the analytical slipperiness of the term, which has been used for fads and lobbying groups) emerged as a distinctive cluster of campaigns, performances, and displays at the end of the 18th century and, as such, represented a new, distinctive political form.
The EU certainly doesn't need to adopt any rules regarding the slipperiness of banana skins - it sets unmatchable standards in slipperiness itself.
Oysters, mussels or snails - I don't like the salty taste, the chewyness and slipperiness of oysters and mussels and I can't imagine eating snails, I've seen the trail they leave - think, Brian, The Magic Roundabout.
He added: "Heat can also lead to accidents resulting from the slipperiness of sweaty palms and as a worker moves from a cold to a hot environment, fogging of eye glasses which can obscure vision, presenting a safety hazard.
It can be embossed to prevent slipperiness in deck profiles.
The rubber also has the added slipperiness of England possibly wanting to lose the game if it means going on to face Ecuador rather than the Germans next time out.
Then they developed a substance called HFS that enhances the slipperiness of the fabric surface.
Methods: Part I: Human subject slip events during walking were used to objectively rank the slipperiness of three different surfaces with and without a contaminant (6 conditions).
N is the number of Chinese meals eaten; tis the time in seconds it takes to get the food from plate to mouth; n,a,d and m refer to the shape, slipperiness, diameter and mass of the food; and Co is a constant incorporating unknown information such as how long the chopsticks are and the angle at which they are held.
Aloetouch surgical gloves are also powder-free; low protein, for less risk of latex sensitization; have interior coating of state-of-the-art polymer, allowing for easy donning and smooth double-gloving with dry or damp hands; and are nonchlorinated to prevent slipperiness, short shelf life, yellowing, and film degrading.