slow

All Adjective Verb Noun
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  • The government has been slow to open up this market to competition as well.
  • She was slow to open, and when she did, he was gone.
  • Offensive production had increased greatly after a slow start in the first two months.
  • It slows back down when one character really has something important to say.
  • A yellow light on a traffic signal means slow down, but not stop.
  • Because of the civil war, air force development was slow.
  • If he's too close to the pace car, he will slow down.
  • Nevertheless, there is a slow growing body of data on the subject.
  • These can ultimately slow a country's economic and social development.
  • Because of their large mass, they would be relatively slow moving and therefore "cold".
  • In cities, traffic is slow thus more secure than in rural areas.
  • His early progress in learning was slow, and he still could not read when he was eight years old.
  • Half way between them is a field where light slows to the speed of sound.
  • In the 17th century there was slow progress in trade and population growth.
  • She was noted for being small and slow.
  • Overall, the style of play is typically slower than other action games.
  • Their effects slowed growth of the city for nearly half a century.
  • Very few sides in world cricket take two left arm slow bolwers in their side.
  • Blue light is slowed down more than red light and will therefore be bent more than red light.
  • He said he felt it slowed him down, so he quickly got off the substance.
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Meaning of slow

  • verb Become slow or slower
    Production slowed
  • verb Cause to proceed more slowly
    The illness slowed him down
  • adjective Not moving quickly; taking a comparatively long time
    a slow walker, the slow lane of traffic, her steps were slow, he was slow in reacting to the news, slow but steady growth
  • adjective At a slow tempo
    the band played a slow waltz
  • adjective (used of timepieces) indicating a time earlier than the correct time
    the clock is slow