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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Following the meeting, Kyprianou said that the government has taken two political decisions; to compensate those affected by the land slippage in the Limnes area and to carry out a study on the stabilisation of the area.
All contractors found to have incurred a 15 percent slippage or more are disqualified from future biddings.
As members of the professional acquisition workforce, we should consider any tool at our disposal to mitigate cost growth and schedule slippage in today's fiscally constrained environment.
In area (A), contact stresses and lateral slippage are the lowest of all possible values that creates favorable conditions for stability of equipage movement.
However, global estimates for worldwide slippage, he adds, are around 0.5% per year -- which means emerging equities "have been almost exactly in line with what we expected from them."
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The effect of wear and heat induced by the cyclic loading results in the possible decay of the slippage load.
Commenting after First Minister's Question Time, Mr George said: "The bypass is so important for the economy of Mid Wales and I'm pleased the First Minister has confirmed today that there will be no slippage.
As traders pay more attention to execution performance, many often wonder if there is an optimal participation rate that doesn't increase market impact and performance slippage.
Britain's Treasury has not made any political decision to push back its spending cuts programme, but administrative hurdles could lead to some slippage at the margins, a Treasury official said on Thursday.
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.