American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Designed to prevent or inhibit slipping: a bathtub with a nonslip surface.
- adj. Having a surface designed to prevent or reduce slipping; not able to slip or be slipped upon.
- adj. designed to reduce or prevent slipping
“A zoolike collection of exotic fur coats ( "It's been a bloodbath -- furs are my weakness," she admits) is maintained in labeled cloth bags, while a season's lesser models get relegated to nonslip hangers in the nosebleed back row.”
“Performance: The nonslip backing on the padded shoulder strap makes this bag carry well.”
“Micro yards can carry off a statement floor and ceramic encaustic tiles can be laid outside without anyspecial sealing or waxing, plus they're naturally nonslip.”
“He bought a sheet of heavy plastic, a roll of duct tape, fifty yards of rope, and a nonslip block-and-tackle pulley.”
“The hatch was centered in a round, vaulted chamber floored with blue nonslip plastic tiles.”
“A corrugated tunnel, articulated by integral hydraulic members, each seg - ment ringed with a loop of tough, nonslip plastic, the loops serving as the rungs of a ladder.”
“Place a nonslip bathmat immediately in front of the shower stall or bathtub.”
“Use nonslip mats both inside and outside the shower unit or tub”
“Doctors say there needs to be more research to establish standards for safe, nonslip surfaces for bath tubs and shower units.”
“It is light (61/2 ounces), has a 5. 4-inch blade and a wonderful nonslip Zytel handle, and is darn near indestructible.”
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