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slowest, superlative; slower, comparative;
  1. Moving or operating, or designed to do so, only at a low speed; not quick or fast
    • - a time when diesel cars were slow and noisy
    • - a slow dot-matrix printer
  2. Taking a long time to perform a specified action
    • - she was a slow reader
    • - large organizations can be slow to change
  3. Lasting or taking a long time
    • - a slow process
    • - the journey home was slow
  4. Not allowing or intended for fast travel
    • - the slow lane
  5. (of a playing field) Likely to make the ball bounce or run slowly or to prevent competitors from traveling fast

  6. (of a clock or watch) Showing a time earlier than the correct time
    • - the clock was five minutes slow
  7. Not prompt to understand, think, or learn
    • - he's so slow, so unimaginative
  8. Uneventful and rather dull
    • - a slow and mostly aimless narrative
  9. (of business) With little activity; slack
    • - sales were slow
  10. (of a film) Needing long exposure

  11. (of a lens) Having a small aperture

  12. (of a fire or oven) Burning or giving off heat gently
    • - bake the dish in a preheated slow oven
  1. Reduce one's speed or the speed of a vehicle or process
    • - the train slowed to a halt
    • - investment has slowed down
    • - he slowed the car
  2. Live or work less actively or intensely
    • - I wasn't feeling well and had to slow down
  1. At a slow pace; slowly
    • - the train went slower and slower
    • - a slow-moving river

  1. decelerate: lose velocity; move more slowly; "The car decelerated"
  2. not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time; "a slow walker"; "the slow lane of traffic"; "her steps were slow"; "he was slow in reacting to the news"; "slow but steady growth"
  3. slowly: without speed (`slow' is sometimes used informally for `slowly'); "he spoke slowly"; "go easy here--the road is slippery"; "glaciers move tardily"; "please go slow so I can see the sights"
  4. become slow or slower; "Production slowed"
  5. at a slow tempo; "the band played a slow waltz"
  6. behind: of timepieces; "the clock is almost an hour slow"; "my watch is running behind"
  7. cause to proceed more slowly; "The illness slowed him down"
  8. In kinematics, the speed of an object is the magnitude of its velocity (the rate of change of its position); it is thus a scalar quantity. ...
  9. Luna Sea is a Japanese rock band from Kanagawa, formed in 1989. The band was initially founded by leader of the band and bassist Jun "J" Onose, and rhythm guitarist Kiyonobu "Inoran" Inoue when they were in high school, using the band name "Lunacy". ...
  10. Slow was a Canadian punk rock band in the mid-1980s. Based in Vancouver, British Columbia, the band consisted of vocalist Thomas Anselmi, guitarists Ziggy Sigmund and Christian Thorvaldson, bassist Stephen Hamm and drummer Terry Russell.
  11. Slow or DJ Slow (born Vellu Maurola, 1975, in Vantaa, Finland) is a Finnish DJ and music producer. His first encounters with hip hop acts such as Run-DMC, Public Enemy and Eric B & Rakim led him to pursue career in DJing, later making music and remixing others tracks. ...
  12. "Slow" is an electropop song written by Australian pop singer-songwriter Kylie Minogue, Dan Carey and Emilíana Torrini for Minogue's ninth studio album, Body Language (2003). It was produced by Sunnyroads (Carey and Torrini) and received a positive reception from music critics. ...
  13. (Slowness (album)) Slowness is the seventh studio album by Hong Kong Cantopop recording-artist Kay Tse. It was released on December 21, 2009 by Cinepoly Records. ...
  14. Someone who is slow; a sluggard; A slow song; To make (something) run, move, etc. less quickly; to reduce the speed of; To keep from going quickly; to hinder the progress of; To become slow; to slacken in speed; to decelerate; Taking a long time to move or go a short distance, or to perform ...
  15. (slowness) The quality or state of being slow; A unit, the reciprocal of velocity, that delineates the amount of time required for an object to travel a given distance
  16. (Slowing) a term used to describe a group of brain waves on the EEG that have a lower frequency than expected for the subject’s age and level of alertness and the area of the brain recorded. Slow waves can result from drowsiness or sleep, drugs, or brain injuries and occur during or after seizures.
  17. Footing that is not fast, between good and heavy.
  18. A step or weight change that takes two beats of music
  19. What only Kyle Shimamoto can do well, but what is usually not supposed to happen.
  20. A slow step (S) occupies the same amount of time as two quick steps (q). In other words, each slow step gets 2 counts of music. Slows also are often done in pairs (eg, Fox Trot - SSqq)
  21. South London Orienteers and Wayfarers. A club, Mole Valley's neighbours to the north-east, based in Wimbledon. Infamous for painting their name in roads all over the country. Web site.
  22. A term used to describe a film with a relatively low sensitivity to light, a lens with a fairly narrow maximum aperture, or a shutter speed at or below 1/30 second.
  23. A court is said to be "slow" if extra physical effort is required to shoot a disk to the opposite end of the court.  The more effort required - the "slower" the court.
  24. abbreviation of slowakisch (German: Slovakian - slovaque (French))
  25. because it requires the development of soil.