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1 slow /ˈsloʊ/ adjective
slower; slowest
1 slow
/ˈsloʊ/
adjective
slower; slowest
Learner's definition of SLOW
[also more slow; most slow]
: not moving quickly : not able to move quickly
: not happening quickly : taking more time than is expected or wanted
: not doing something quickly
: not able to do something quickly
: not allowing someone or something to move quickly
: not easily able to learn and understand things
: not very busy or interesting
of a clock or watch : showing a time that is earlier than the correct time
photography : not allowing photographs to be taken very quickly or when there is very little light

a slow start

◊ Someone or something that has a slow start is not successful at first but does well eventually.

do a slow burn

see 2burn

slow off the mark

see 1mark

— slowish

/ˈslowɪʃ/ adjective

— slowness

noun [noncount]
2 slow /ˈsloʊ/ adverb
slower; slowest
2 slow
/ˈsloʊ/
adverb
slower; slowest
Learner's definition of SLOW
[also more slow; most slow]
: in a slow way or at a low speed
opposite fast
3 slow /ˈsloʊ/ verb
slows; slowed; slowing
3 slow
/ˈsloʊ/
verb
slows; slowed; slowing
Learner's definition of SLOW
[no object] : to begin to move at a lower speed often + down or up
[+ object] : to make (something, such as a car) move at a lower speed often + down or up
[no object] : to become slower often + down or up
[+ object] : to make (something) slower often + down or up

slow down

[phrasal verb]
: to stop being very active, talking very fast, etc.

— slowing

noun
[singular]
[noncount]
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