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  • adjective something that makes a slumping voice
  • noun the result of a slumping movement, like that of a mountain
  • verb Present participle of slump.


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  • A year ago, the Jets managed 29 sacks in slumping to a 4-12 record.

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  • The Sixers signs of slumping from the floor in the third quarter when they scored only three baskets - but one of them was Iguodala's 3-pointer that started the 14-0 run.

  • Now, with Mark McLemore on the disabled list as of Sunday and Tom Goodwin slumping, the weak pitching staff is starting to show.

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  • Although the Saints went into a bit of a slump this month -- as much as an undefeated team can be considered "slumping" -- they're rolling now, and a handful of injured players could be back by Monday night (Ellis?

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  • Meanwhile, Nissan Motor President and Chief Executive Carlos Ghosn said the U.S. automobile market is "slumping" and is likely to stagnate at best in 2009 and 2010.

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  • You can see that Berlusconi is kind of slumping over at the podium.

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  • COSTELLO: So the Nationals are kind of slumping and the Braves are kind of surging.

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  • A glance seemed to indicate that no one was there, for the colonel was hidden in the depths of a big chair, "slumping," which was his favorite mode of relaxing.

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  • The snow was "slumping," said the little Leonards, when Messrs. Burtis and

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  • Generally there is a complete "slumping" of the chest, the spine is brought into a wide, single curve instead of its counterpoise curves.

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  • The process of reheating a glass blank until it becomes soft and flows under its own weight over or into a mold, assuming the shape of the mold. Also known as sagging.

    November 9, 2007