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slow

Definitions


[sləʊ], (Adjective)

Definitions:
- moving or operating, or designed to do so, only at a low speed; not quick or fast
(e.g: airships were slow and noisy, as planes got quicker and quieter)

- (of a clock or watch) showing a time earlier than the correct time
(e.g: the clock was five minutes slow)

- not prompt to understand, think, or learn
(e.g: he's so slow, so unimaginative)

- uneventful and rather dull
(e.g: a slow and mostly aimless narrative)

- created or done using sustainable or traditional methods, as opposed to those of mass industry, and intended to be appreciated unhurriedly or used extensively
(e.g: the movement towards slow fashion has been fairly recent, particularly among millennials)

- (of a film) needing long exposure.

- (of a fire or oven) burning or giving off heat gently
(e.g: bake the dish in a preheated slow oven)


Phrases:
- slow but sure
- slow one's roll

Origin:
Old English slāw ‘slow-witted, sluggish’, of Germanic origin


[sləʊ], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- at a slow pace; slowly
(e.g: the train went slower and slower)


Phrases:
- slow but sure
- slow one's roll

Origin:


[sləʊ], (Verb)

Definitions:
- reduce one's speed or the speed of a vehicle or process
(e.g: the train slowed to a halt)


Phrases:
- slow but sure
- slow one's roll

Origin:




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