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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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The horse won his bumper on soft ground by 20 lengths and ran a blinder at the recent Western Meeting on slowish ground.
After a slowish start, according to our reporter, the show took off with Midnight Rambler "and all to a magnificent setting of synchronised lighting and coloured smoke on the stage.
And after a slowish start to his Test career - he was omitted in England in 2011 - a breakthrough hundred at Adelaide last winter was followed by a century against New Zealand at Bangalore," he added.
St Fagans just held off visitors Penarth for a nine-run victory, batting first and reaching 180-8 on a slowish wicket.
Things are improving, albeit at a slowish rate,' said Cavendish Asset Management fund manager Paul Mumford, who holds 3.
Foster said last night: "I was off to a slowish start, but stayed patient and gave myself a little reminder to keep going.
The Bay, who had new loan signing Danny Meadowcroft making his debut in defence, made a slowish start with Ryan Williams clearing off the line from Ashley Dunn with Chris Sanna beaten.
Ridley Scott blends modern spy techniques of spy planes and satellites with old-fashioned espionage skills and, after a slowish middle section, the film really hits its stride towards the climax.
I think by his own admission he's had a slowish start to the season, but with every game he's been building and building.
The oldish, slowish Lakers are desperate for speed, athleticism and hustle, so Rush is suddenly a regular member of the rotation - ``moving into a position of responsibility,'' in Jackson's words.
Despite a slowish start to the New Zealand kill, subsequent drought has caused an avalanche of stock into their slaughtering plants.