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slack1 US English

Not taut or held tightly in position; loose

slack2 US English

Coal dust or small pieces of coal

slack US Thesaurus

the rope went slack

slack water US English

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

slack off in slack1 US English

Decrease in quantity or intensity

take up the slack US English

Use up a surplus or improve the use of resources to avoid an undesirable lull in business

cut someone some slack US English

Allow someone some leeway in their conduct

slacklining US 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 US Thesaurus

he doesn't slack up until he gets there

slack off in slack US Thesaurus

the rain has slacked off

cut someone some slack in slack1 US English

Allow someone some leeway in their conduct

take up the slack in slack1 US English

Use up a surplus or improve the use of resources to avoid an undesirable lull in business

take or pick up the slack in slack1 US English

Use up a surplus or improve the use of resources to avoid an undesirable lull in business