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English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: slack anggal, kekenduran, kendor, lengang, malas
English → English (WordNet) Definition: slack slack adj 1: not tense or taut; “the old man's skin hung loose and gray”; “slack and wrinkled skin”; “slack sails”; “a slack rope” [syn: loose] 2: lacking in strength or firmness or resilience; “flaccid muscles”; “took his lax hand in hers”; “gave a limp handshake”; “a limp gesture as if waving away all desire to know” G.K.Chesterton; “a slack grip” [syn: flaccid, lax, limp] 3: flowing with little speed as e.g. at the turning of the tide; “slack water” 4: lacking in rigor or strictness; “such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable”; “lax in attending classes”; “slack in maintaining discipline” [syn: lax] slack v 1: avoid responsibilities and work, be idle 2: be inattentive to, or neglect; “He slacks his attention” 3: release tension on; “slack the rope” 4: make less active or fast; “He slackened his pace as he got tired”; “Don't relax your efforts now” [syn: slacken, slack up , relax] 5: become slow or slower; “Production slowed” [syn: slow, slow down , slow up, slacken] 6: make less active or intense [syn: slake, abate] 7: become less in amount or intensity; “The storm abated”; “The rain let up after a few hours” [syn: abate, let up, slack off , die away] 8: cause to heat and crumble by treatment with water; “slack lime” [syn: slake] slack n 1: dust consisting of a mixture of small coal fragments and coal dust and dirt that sifts out when coal is passed over a sieve 2: a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality; “the team went into a slump”; “a gradual slack in output”; “a drop-off in attendance”; “a falloff in quality” [syn: slump, drop-off, falloff, falling off] 3: a stretch of water without current or movement; “suddenly they were in slack water” 4: the condition of being loose (not taut); “he hadn't counted on the slackness of the rope” [syn: slackness] 5: a cord or rope or cable that is hanging loosely; “he took up the slack”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Slack Slack \Slack\, Slacken \Slack"en\, v. t. 1. To render slack; to make less tense or firm; as, to slack a rope; to slacken a bandage. --Wycklif (Acts xxvii. 40) [1913 Webster] 2. To neglect; to be remiss in. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] Slack not the pressage. --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To deprive of cohesion by combining chemically with water; to slake; as, to slack lime. [1913 Webster] 4. To cause to become less eager; to repress; to make slow or less rapid; to retard; as, to slacken pursuit; to slacken industry. “Rancor for to slack.” --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] I should be grieved, young prince, to think my presence Unbent your thoughts, and slackened 'em to arms. --Addison. [1913 Webster] In this business of growing rich, poor men should slack their pace. --South. [1913 Webster] With such delay Well plased, they slack their course. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 5. To cause to become less intense; to mitigate; to abate; to ease. [1913 Webster] To respite, or deceive, or slack thy pain Of this ill mansion. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Air-slacked lime, lime slacked by exposure to the air, in consequence of the absorption of carton dioxide and water, by which it is converted into carbonate of lime and hydrate of lime. [1913 Webster] Slack \Slack\, adv. Slackly; as, slack dried hops. [1913 Webster] Slack \Slack\, n. The part of anything that hangs loose, having no strain upon it; as, the slack of a rope or of a sail. [1913 Webster] Slack \Slack\, Slacken \Slack"en\, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Slacked, Slackened; p. pr. & vb. n. Slacking, Slackening.] [See Slack, a.] 1. To become slack; to be made less tense, firm, or rigid; to decrease in tension; as, a wet cord slackens in dry weather. [1913 Webster] 2. To be remiss or backward; to be negligent. [1913 Webster] 3. To lose cohesion or solidity by a chemical combination with water; to slake; as, lime slacks. [1913 Webster] 4. To abate; to become less violent. [1913 Webster] Whence these raging fires Will slacken, if his breath stir not their flames. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 5. To lose rapidity; to become more slow; as, a current of water slackens. [1913 Webster] 6. To languish; to fail; to flag. [1913 Webster] 7. To end; to cease; to desist; to slake. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] That through your death your lineage should slack. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] They will not of that firste purpose slack. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] Slack \Slack\, n. [Icel. slakki a slope on a mountain edge.] A valley, or small, shallow dell. [Prov. Eng.] --Grose. [1913 Webster] Slack \Slack\, a. [Compar. Slacker; superl. Slackest.] [OE. slak, AS. sleac; akin to OS. slak, OHG. slah, Prov. G. schlack, Icel. slakr, Sw. slak; cf. Skr. s[.r]j to let loose, to throw. Cf. Slake.] Lax; not tense; not hard drawn; not firmly extended; as, a slack rope. [1913 Webster] 2. Weak; not holding fast; as, a slack hand. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. Remiss; backward; not using due diligence or care; not earnest or eager; as, slack in duty or service. [1913 Webster] The Lord is not slack concerning his promise, as some men count slackness. --2 Pet. iii. 9. [1913 Webster] 4. Not violent, rapid, or pressing; slow; moderate; easy; as, business is slack. “With slack pace.” --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] C?sar . . . about sunset, hoisting sail with a slack southwest, at midnight was becalmed. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Slack in stays (Naut.), slow in going about, as a ship. Slack water, the time when the tide runs slowly, or the water is at rest; or the interval between the flux and reflux of the tide. Slack-water navigation, navigation in a stream the depth of which has been increased, and the current diminished, by a dam or dams. [1913 Webster] Syn: Loose; relaxed; weak; remiss; backward; abated; diminished; inactive; slow; tardy; dull. [1913 Webster] Slack \Slack\, n. [Cf. Slag.] Small coal; also, coal dust; culm. --Raymond. [1913 Webster]


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