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- n. A very slow pace.
AN ATTACK THE OUTLINE of the friendly spaceship disappeared completely from the radarscope, making the sixteen-thousand-miles-per-hour speed of Tom's rocket seem like a snail's pace by comparison.
It was a cool, starlight evening, and they lolled about the poop waiting till their snail's pace would bring them to the anchorage.
On went the boat at Netteke's best speed, which seemed no better than a snail's pace to the fleeing family.
Hundreds of feet above the watchers, Tom's invention actually slowed to a snail's pace and glided in to a stop not ten yards from where it had taken off.