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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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Key slippages were seen in debt servicing cost at PKR 2.0trn against projected PKR 1.98trn, on the back of higher domestic loan servicing cost.
If such slippage furthers to at least 10%, he will be given a second warning and required to submit a detailed action program on a two-week basis, which commits him to accelerate the work and accomplish specific physical targets which reduce the slippage over a defined time period.
Her new book is a celebration of oddness and uniqueness in translations that come about as the result of some sort of slippage from the mimetic into the non-mimetic.
He said: "Common sense leads us to believe that the main reason for slippages in the capital programme includes lack of long term planning and weaknesses in the management procedure such as lack of management skills and lack of technical skills.
Continuing to voice concerns over populist measures, the Reserve Bank Wednesday warned that income support schemes and farm loan waivers will lead to fiscal slippages for the states.
The second factor was reducing slippages. "We had slippages of Rs 5,250 crore in the first quarter.
He also warned contractors to refrain from incurring negative project slippages in their target completion as this will affect their dealings with the agency.
Global Banking News-April 21, 2015--Romanian central bank warns about financial slippages
HIT BY slippages and deadline extensions, the defence ministry has chosen to give a fresh lease of life to the ambitious project to build an aircraft carrier at home as it has decided to monitor the progress on the construction of the 40,000 tonne ship.
Her examination of the interstices and slippages between these components allows her to focus on the discrepancies between the merely looked at and the truly seen.
"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.
2,416 crore in the third quarter of the current fiscal, attributed to lower trading income on account of hardening of bond yields, higher corporate slippages leading to higher loan loss provisions and significant investment depreciation hit.