from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Like or suiting a snail.
- adv. In the manner of a snail; slowly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Like a snail in moving slowly; snail-paced.
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And growing public distaste hastened snail-like progress which still balks at making McIlroy's "E" stand for "Excellence" not "Empire."
Part of this snail-like pace involves the sheer magnitude of the problems Haiti faces, while part of it involves Haiti's legal and bureaucratic hurdles - including the lack of an adequate land tenure policy.
Marla Coppolino sent this picture of an undescribed species of a snail-like creature with a blue shell next to her pet snails, probably a Neohelix albolabris (the bigger one) and a Mesodon thyroidus.
Despite a text-only service, basic graphics and snail-like speed, the terminal generated €30 million $43.1 million in revenue in 2010, with around 85% redistributed to service providers such as banks and weather forecasters, according to France Télécom SA, which operates the service.
Assange's approach subsequently appears to have matured, as demonstrated by WikiLeaks current snail-like release of its cache of 250,000 U.S. diplomatic cables.
I am an optimist, she laughs when asked about the snail-like pace of funding.
Getty Images Jason Bohannon of the Wisconsin Badgers The Big Ten has been derided for its snail-like pace for years — and for good reason.
In that case, Congress's snail-like pace on overhaul may prove a blessing in disguise.
That may well have contributed to the country's current economic malaise, with snail-like growth and large government deficits that are sending its national debt up nearly twice the size of its total production, or GDP, a singular achievement for a modern government.
He reportedly called the snail-like pace pathetic, embarrassing and a disgrace.
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