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slumped, past participle; slumps, 3rd person singular present; slumping, present participle; slumped, past tense;
  1. Sit, lean, or fall heavily and limply, esp. with a bent back
    • - she slumped against the cushions
    • - Denis was slumped in his seat
  2. Undergo a sudden severe or prolonged fall in price, value, or amount
    • - land prices slumped
  3. Fail or decline substantially
    • - the Giants slumped to an 8–8 record
  1. A sudden severe or prolonged fall in the price, value, or amount of something
    • - a slump in annual profits
  2. A prolonged period of abnormally low economic activity, typically bringing widespread unemployment

  3. A period of substantial failure or decline
    • - the organization's recent slump

  1. a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality; "the team went into a slump"; "a gradual slack in output"; "a drop-off in attendance"; "a falloff in quality"
  2. assume a drooping posture or carriage
  3. depression: a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
  4. fall or sink heavily; "He slumped onto the couch"; "My spirits sank"
  5. fall heavily or suddenly; decline markedly; "The real estate market fell off"
  6. decline: go down in value; "the stock market corrected"; "prices slumped"
  7. In economics, a recession is a business cycle contraction, a general slowdown in economic activity over a period of time. During recessions, many macroeconomic indicators vary in a similar way. ...
  8. A Slump is a form of mass wasting that occurs when a coherent mass of loosely consolidated materials or rock layers moves a short distance down a slope. Movement is characterized by sliding along a concave-upward or planar surface. ...
  9. In sports, a slump is a period of time when player or team is not performing well or up to expectations. It is pretty much a dry spell or drought, though it is often misused to define a player's decline that is natural during their career .
  10. Slumping is a categorical description of an area of techniques for the forming of glass by applying heat to the point where the glass becomes plastic. The increasing fluidity of the glass with temperature causes the glass to 'slump' into the mould under the force of gravity.
  11. A heavy or helpless collapse; a slouching or drooping posture; a period of poor activity or performance, especially an extended period; To collapse heavily or helplessly; To decline or fall off in activity or performance; To slouch or droop
  12. (Slumped) Flat glass that is melted to take the shape of the form designed to sink into taking the actual shape of that form.
  13. (Slumping) When glass is heated it will to slump over or into a mold.
  14. (SLUMPING) Process of creating ceramic wares with a slump-mold.  Firing defect where glassy-phase begins to dissolve sintered structure in clay, causing it to sag and deform.
  15. (Slumping) Mostly the same as sagging, with the possible proviso that sagging is sometimes limited to work done into a mold while slumping is more narrowly the heating of unsupported glass, so glass may be slumped through a ring (drop out mold) or over a stainless steel form. warmglas.htm
  16. (Slumping) involves a whole segment of the cliff moving down-slope along a saturated shear-plane.
  17. (Slumping) shaping glass by allowing it to sag through its own weight into or over a form during heating in a kiln
  18. (Slumping) the unfortunate deformation of a ceramic piece during the firing process.
  19. (slumping) Downslope movement in which a mass of regolith detaches from its substrate along a spoon-shaped sliding surface and slips downward semicoherently.
  20. (slumping) The downslope movement of a mass of rock or soil.
  21. (slumping) The formation of a landslide that develops where strong, resistant rocks overlie weak rocks.
  22. (slumping) downslope mass movement of sediments; usually involves deformation and disruption of layers and may occur at varying rates.
  23. Slumping is where a mold is used to cause glass to take on the shape of a bowl, a plate, or similar object.  Slumping occurs in the lower temperature range of 593º to 677ºC (1100º to 1250ºF).
  24. The "wetness" of concrete. A 3 inch slump is dryer and stiffer than a 5 inch slump.
  25. A type of mass movement in which material moves along a curved surface of rupture.