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slack1 British & World English

Not taut or held tightly in position; loose

slack2 British & World English

Coal dust or small pieces of coal

slack English Thesaurus

she heard a splash and the rope went slack

slack water British & World English

The state of the tide when it is turning, especially at low tide

take up the slack British & World English

Improve the use of resources to avoid an undesirable lull in business

cut someone some slack British & World English

Allow someone some leeway in their conduct

slacklining British & World English

The activity or sport of balancing on a rope or strip of webbing that is fixed high above the ground but not stretched so as to be taut

slack up in slack English Thesaurus

the horse didn't slack up until he reached the trees

slack off in slack English Thesaurus

the rain had slacked off to a soft drizzle

cut someone some slack in slack1 British & World English

Allow someone some leeway in their conduct

take up the slack in slack1 British & World English

Improve the use of resources to avoid an undesirable lull in business

take or pick up the slack in slack1 British & World English

Improve the use of resources to avoid an undesirable lull in business