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slow

1. (of trade, etc.) unproductive; slack
2. Photog requiring a relatively long time of exposure to produce a given density
3. Cricket (of a bowler, etc.) delivering the ball slowly, usually with spin
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As the economy slowed, equity prices fell, especially in the high-tech sector, where previous high valuations and optimistic forecasts were being reevaluated, resulting in significant losses for some investors.
The therapies reduced the relapse rate and slowed down the progression of disability.
By exposing mice to low concentrations of hydrogen sulfide gas in air, researchers slowed the animals' metabolic rate to a near standstill with no apparent ill effects.
We hear from a lot of landlords, owners and building agents that demand has slowed.
The growth of manufacturing production also slowed considerably as a result of downward adjustments to assemblies of motor vehicles and, more generally, weakness in the output of business equipment.
have dramatically slowed light within a solid at room temperature--conditions considered vital for slow light to be harnessed for practical uses such as in optical-communication systems.
economy slowed last year, New York still posted job growth of 1.