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slack
'slack' - used as an adjective
1. not tense or taut
slack and wrinkled skin
slack sails
a slack rope
2. lacking in strength or firmness or resilience
a slack grip
3. flowing with little speed as e.g. at the turning of the tide
slack water
4. lacking in rigor or strictness
slack in maintaining discipline

'slack' - used as a noun
5. dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve
6. a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality
a gradual slack in output
7. a stretch of water without current or movement
suddenly they were in a slack and the water was motionless
8. a soft wet area of low-lying land that sinks underfoot
9. the condition of being loose (not taut)
10. a cord or rope or cable that is hanging loosely
he took up the slack

'slack' - used as a verb
11. avoid responsibilities and work, be idle
12. be inattentive to, or neglect
He slacks his attention
13. release tension on
slack the rope
14. make less active or fast
15. become slow or slower
16. make less active or intense
17. become less in amount or intensity
18. cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water
slack lime

derived forms
1. Slack / Plural
slacks
2. Slack / Past
slacked
3. Slack / Third Person
slacks
4. Slack / Present Participle
slacking
5. Slack / Comparitive
slacker
6. Slack / Superlative
slackest
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