Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of slow.
  • n. milk sickness

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Milk sickness.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Milk-sickness.

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Examples

  • Emergency crews are now racing around as the rain slows and the dry-up begins; it'll be sticky for a couple of hours.

    Bam! Weather!

  • So come down and visit us here when the rain slows down in a week or so, and betake of this verdant wonder we live in.

    �Llueva, que llueva!

  • As the train slows down for a stop, half a dozen platforms from where I decked here I come down.

    "Holding Her Down" - More Reminiscences of the Underworld

  • As the train slows down for a stop, half a dozen platforms from where I had decked her I come down.

    Holding Her Down

  • Presently the rope "slows" -- the lower depths are reached, and now for some time there is patient waiting, for it is understood that they are examining the "levels," where the stout men of Cornwall tear out the solid rock in quest of copper and tin.

    Deep Down, a Tale of the Cornish Mines

  • March 11th, 2009 at 11: 13 pm they should make some kind of compressor hooked to the weels for brakeing. like an A/C compressor off a car that when you step on the brake the electric clutch kicks in slows the car down and helps charge the air tank back up. like on long hills cause you will need that charge to get back up the other side …. what goes down, must come up and also what goes up, must come down … … … .. thanks

    The Air-Powered MDI Car is Coming to the US! | Inhabitat

  • "Investors are still worried about the impact of inflation on the economy as growth slows, which is putting pressure on the stock market", said Huatai Securities analyst Chen Jinren.

    Slower Manufacturing Hits Shanghai

  • CONS: Too much futuristic jargon slows reading; slightly weaker middle.

    REVIEW: The Golden Age by John C. Wright

  • The fear is that sovereign debt crisis will damage the balance sheets of banks with significant exposure to peripheral euro-zone countries, and that bad debts will rack up as economic growth slows, which is prompting other banks to refrain from lending to teach other.

    FXstreet.com

  • And just as this article points out, the filibuster "slows" the process, how exactly is that reflection on President Obama.

    Senate Democrats break GOP judicial filibuster

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