from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Informal Deliberate and careful, as in behavior or viewpoint: "a go-slow effort to maintain a sense of continuity and order” ( Christian Science Monitor).
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- n. a period of time spent in an unusually slow fashion.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A form of labor protest by workers in which they deliberately slow down in order to cause problems for their employers.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a form of protest by workers in which they deliberately slow down in order to cause problem from their employers
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They've adopted what we call a 'go-slow' approach, Einhorn said of Chinese energy investments in Iran.
At a news conference at a Baltimore County middle school dedicated to math and engineering, Obama cast his go-slow approach to budget-cutting as a responsible alternative to the steep reductions Republicans are seeking in a vote this week on the House floor.
The riders staged a go-slow in protest after that event and something similar happened after a spate of crashes on a descent in the Ardennes during the 2010 Tour de France.
As The New York Timesnotes, Gingrich's go-slow approach gives him time to wrap up scheduled paid speeches and extract himself from his varied business interests before launching a campaign.
Warren Adelman, chief executive of Go Daddy, which sells website names, said he had supported the go-slow approach urged by law enforcement on new top-level domains and some members of the US congress.
So even though I was critical of Obama's "go-slow" approach to Don't Ask, Don't Tell repeal during 2010-11, I was quick to praise his substantial contribution to the outcome, specifically saying that his ability to get the Pentagon on board had been an important factor.
Osborne may be hedgehogic in his push to get the deficit down, but around the fringes he is leading the go-slow on health reforms which could eventually save the government money because it is bad politics.
The president's go-slow style frustrates many who want to see immediate reform.
The ban happened on only one stage and, apparently, the riders did a go-slow as a silent protest; and the second stage experiment was scratched.
He said the good-conduct bond "seeks an assurance from the workers that they will not resort to go-slow, sabotage to production or indulgence in activities which would hamper the normal production in the plant."