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in an asynchronous electric machine, a dimensionless quantity equal to the difference between the rate of rotation of a magnetic field n1 and the rate of rotation of the machine’s rotor n2 referred to n1: S = (n1 - n2)/n1. Slip is a fundamental parameter of an asynchronous electric machine; it describes the machine’s operating condition and loading.
a structure used to hoist ships onto shore for inspection or repair or in putting ships in dry dock. A slip consists of an inclined platform with rail tracks leading into the water. The ship is mounted on carriages that move on the rail tracks. After the ship has been raised onto shore, it is transferred to a horizontal work platform. Slips are constructed on the shores of navigable rivers and in marine ports. [23–1675–]
a thick, paste-like mass composed of a mixture of finely ground silicate raw materials and water. It is used in the manufacture of shaped refractory blocks, porcelain and faïence wares, ceramic tiles, and the like.
M. P. SMIRNOV
What does it mean when you dream about slipping?
Stumbling or slipping in a dream may signify that the dreamer is forcing himself or herself to do things incompatible with the dreamer’s nature or destiny.
A numerical value used in describing the performance of electrical couplings and induction machines. In an electrical coupling, slip is defined simply as the difference between the speeds of the two rotating members. In an induction motor, slip is a measure of the difference between synchronous speed and shaft speed.
When the stator windings of an induction motor are connected to a suitable alternating voltage supply, they set up a rotating magnetic field within the motor. The speed of rotation of this field is called synchronous speed, and is given by Eq. (1) or
The amount of slip may be expressed as the difference between the field and rotor speeds in revolutions per minute or radians per second. However, the slip of an induction motor is most commonly defined as a decimal fraction of synchronous speed, as in Eq. (3) or Eq. (4).
ii. To change the flight crew at one stopping place on an airline route. See also slip crew.
iii. A controlled flight in a direction not in line with the fore-and-aft axis of the aircraft, such as while landing in crosswind conditions. Also used for a steep descent without a corresponding increase in speed.
iv. Flying with a slight rudder in an other-wise wings-level flight.