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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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The weight utilization coefficient as a comparative indicator to evaluate the slippage of the tractor is widely used in various origins of literature.
The great slippage of driving wheels is a frequent obstacle to fast acceleration.
The purpose of work is to investigate the dependencies of the slippage of driving wheels and the weight utilization coefficient of a tractor and trailer on acceleration and constant speed regimes.
Caws may be to some extent informed by Jacques Derrida's deconstructionist notion of the unavoidable and fatal slippage that occurs between the signified and the signifier, resulting in multiple interpretations and the negation of all meaning, as well as the conceptions of Antonin Artaud, a French avant-garde poet, dramatist, essayist, and artist (also one of Derrida's influences) who was preoccupied with the limitations and inadequacy of language and rejected mimesis in theatrical work.
A slippage may be a mistake, or inadvertent non-mimetic translation, brought about by misreading, misinterpreting, mis-imagining, and mistranslating that can not only work but actually enhance a text by lending it added depth and dimension or a new directionality in meaning.
In Surprised in Translation, Caws examines instances of slippage in Mallarme's own translations into the French and translations of Mallarme into English, translations into the French of Virginia Woolf's work, Pound's translations of Rimbaud and Arnaut Daniel, translations by Samuel Beckett, and Bonnefoy's translations of Shakespeare, Keats, and Yeats.
The Romania central bank has warned about possible financial slippages.
Earlier this month, the Reserve Bank had warned against any slippages in the fiscal math, saying it will stoke inflation and also hurt the macroeconomic stability.
As government mulls a possible stimulus package to revive the economy, Swiss brokerage has estimated a slippage of 0.
They analysts said the slippage will be on lower revenue collections through Excise duty cuts, lower telecom collections, lower RBI dividend transfer and also higher expenditure, where government has front-loaded spending and a possible stimulus to boost domestic demand.
In its latest weekly report, it is concluded that 2016 will see a slippage of 15 percent of the planned tanker deliveries, although at least a part of this will just be spilled over onto 2017.
It is also said that there is always some slippage either forced by shipbuilders' failure to meet their contracted obligations or possibly a negotiated delay requested by an owner for more commercial reasons.