slippage


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slippage

[′slip·ij]
(engineering)
The leakage of fluid between the plunger and the bore of a pump piston. Also known as slippage loss.
(petroleum engineering)
The movement of gas past or through a liquid-phase reservoir front; this movement occurs instead of driving the liquid forward; it can exist in gas-drive reservoirs or in gas-lift oil-well bores.
(textiles)
A fabric defect on which warp threads slip over filling threads or vice versa as a result of loose weaving or of unevenly matched yarns.

slippage

In built-up roofing, the lateral movement between adjacent plies; esp. occurs on sloping roofs.
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Tanker slippages expect to reach 15pc of planned deliveries says shipbroker
Under the law's implementing guidelines, slippage is expressed in percentage terms, meaning it depends on the length of the contract.
The possible hardening of inflation due to fiscal slippages and turn in commodity cycle, which may give cost-push pressure on prices, had a bearing on the RBI decision to keep the rate constant," said Soumya Kanti Ghosh, group chief economic adviser, SBI.
In area (A), contact stresses and lateral slippage are the lowest of all possible values that creates favorable conditions for stability of equipage movement.
9%/year has been lost to slippage, which is not suggestive that the U.
The slippage is affecting 60 houses, 15 severely, the committee heard.
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For 20% participation rates and higher, both arrival slippage and reversion have increased where reversion is around 30% of arrival slippage.
13 -- Schaeffler Group has developed a design of rolling bearing for wind turbine gearboxes, which is not only resistant to the effects of slippage, but actually prevents slippage from occurring in the first place.
An experiment assessing four levels of tire inflation pressure when moving on non-mobilized soil concluded that the speed, slippage and power parameters on the traction bar are influenced by pressure but do not follow a behavior pattern (YANAI et al.
The Schaeffier Group has developed a new, mixed iron oxide coating for cylindrical roller bearings, which provides increased resistance to slippage during alternating, low load conditions, significantly reducing failure rates of wind turbine gearboxes.
Work of a tractor and trailer in a cultivated soil and stubble is always affected by the slippage of a driving wheel.