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1slow/ˈsloʊ/adjective
slowerslowest
1slow
/ˈsloʊ/
adjective
slowerslowest
Learner's definition of SLOW  
[also more slow; most slow]
: not moving quickly : not able to move quickly
   b  : not happening quickly : taking more time than is expected or wanted
   c  : not operating quickly
   d  : not doing something quickly : not able to do something quickly
   e  : 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]
2slow/ˈsloʊ/adverb
slowerslowest
2slow
/ˈsloʊ/
adverb
slowerslowest
Learner's definition of SLOW  
[also more slow; most slow]
: in a slow way or at a low speed
— opposite fast
3slow/ˈsloʊ/verb
slowsslowedslowing
3slow
/ˈsloʊ/
verb
slowsslowedslowing
Learner's definition of SLOW  
[no object]  : to begin to move at a lower speed — often + down or up
   b  [+ 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
   b  [+ 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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