Definisi 'slack'
English to English
adjective
1 Lax; not tense; not hard drawn; not firmly extended; as, a slack rope.
source: webster1913
adjective satellite
2 not tense or taut
Example:
• the old man's skin hung loose and grey
• slack and wrinkled skin
• slack sails
• a slack rope
source: wordnet30
3 flowing with little speed as e.g. at the turning of the tide
Example:
• slack water
source: wordnet30
4 lacking in rigor or strictness
Example:
• such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable
• lax in attending classes
• slack in maintaining discipline
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adverb
5 Slackly; as, slack dried hops.
source: webster1913
noun
6 dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve
source: wordnet30
7 a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
Example:
• the team went into a slump
• a gradual slack in output
• a drop-off in attendance
• a falloff in quality
source: wordnet30
8 a stretch of water without current or movement
Example:
• suddenly they were in a slack and the water was motionless
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9 a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
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10 the quality of being loose (not taut)
Example:
• he hadn't counted on the slackness of the rope
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11 a cord or rope or cable that is hanging loosely
Example:
• he took up the slack
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12 Small coal; also, coal dust; culm.
source: webster1913
13 A valley, or small, shallow dell.
source: webster1913
14 The part of anything that hangs loose, having no strain upon it; as, the slack of a rope or of a sail.
source: webster1913
verb
15 avoid responsibilities and work, be idle
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16 be inattentive to, or neglect
Example:
• He slacks his attention
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17 release tension on
Example:
• slack the rope
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18 make less active or fast
Example:
• He slackened his pace as he got tired
• Don't relax your efforts now
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19 become slow or slower
Example:
• Production slowed
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20 make less active or intense
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21 become less in amount or intensity
Example:
• The storm abated
• The rain let up after a few hours
source: wordnet30
22 cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water
Example:
• slack lime
source: wordnet30
23 To become slack; to be made less tense, firm, or rigid; to decrease in tension; as, a wet cord slackens in dry weather.
source: webster1913
24 To render slack; to make less tense or firm; as, to slack a rope; to slacken a bandage.
source: webster1913
More Word(s)
loose, mire, muck, muck up, cord, looseness, play, bog, peat bog, decrease, air-slake, negligent, standing, lax,

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