Lose one’s footing and slide unintentionally for a short distance
A small piece of paper, typically a form for writing on or one giving printed information
A creamy mixture of clay, water, and typically a pigment of some kind, used especially for decorating earthenware
she slipped on the ice
she wrote the number down on a slip of paper
Make a careless error
A minor or careless mistake
(Especially of shoes or clothes) having no (or few) fastenings and therefore able to be put on and taken off quickly
it was all down to a simple clerical slip-up
Any of several climbing plants formerly used as food for pigs.
(The occurrence of) a dislocation in the flow of time, in imagination or (especially) as represented in fiction, film, etc., by means of which travel between different periods of time is supposed to be possible; (also) the bringing together of different points in time, as a result of which events at one period may be perceived or experienced at another.
A petticoat that hangs from the waist
A fielding position just behind the batsman on the leg side
Designed to prevent slipping
A notice of dismissal from employment
A sideways skid or slip
Depart without saying goodbye; leave quietly or surreptitiously
(Of a remark) be uttered inadvertently
A mould in which a concrete structure of uniform cross section is cast by filling the mould with liquid concrete and then continuously moving and refilling it at a sufficiently slow rate for the emerging part to have partially set
A knot that can be undone by a pull
A rail in a fence which can be removed to provide an opening
A ring in a dynamo or electric motor which is attached to and rotates with the shaft, passing an electric current to a circuit via a fixed brush pressing against it
A road entering or leaving a motorway or dual carriageway
A mooring rope with both ends on board ship, enabling the crew to cast off without disembarking
South African term for flip-flop.
A slip of paper providing a record of the details of a financial transaction; now frequently with preceding word indicating the type of transaction.
A ticket showing a number on which a gambler has made a bet in the game of policy.
A certificate of motor insurance which gives third-party cover
A fence panel that slides to create an opening
A sheet of paper placed between newly printed sheets to prevent set-off or smudging
(In sewing) a loose stitch joining layers of fabric and not visible externally
A thin slip of wood fixed vertically inside the frame of a sliding sash window to keep the two counterbalancing weights apart when they move up and down.
A slip of paper on which a bet is entered
An unintentional error regarded as revealing subconscious feelings
A railway carriage on an express which could be detached so as to come to rest at a station where the rest of the train did not stop
The manufacture of ceramic ware by allowing slip to solidify in a mould
A formal notice sent by an editor or publisher to an author with a rejected manuscript or typescript
A small piece of paper on which a company’s name, address, and logo are printed and which is sent out with goods or information, typically in place of a covering letter
(Of time) elapse
Reveal something inadvertently in the course of a conversation
A minor mistake in writing (or speech)
Insert a remark smoothly or adroitly into a conversation
Used to denote a small, slim person
Pliers with a slot in one jaw through which the other jaw slides, permitting an adjustable span
A fault in which rock strata are displaced mainly in a horizontal direction, parallel to the line of the fault
A person’s memory
Put on or take off (a garment) quickly and easily