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The leakage of fluid between the plunger and the bore of a pump piston. Also known as slippage loss.
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.
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.
In built-up roofing, the lateral movement between adjacent plies; esp. occurs on sloping roofs.