Slip

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Slip, SLIP, or slippery may refer to:

In science and technology[edit]

Relating to movement of physical matter[edit]

  • Slip (aerodynamics), an aerodynamic state in which an aircraft is moving sideways as well as forward relative to the oncoming airflow
  • Slip (materials science), the process by which a dislocation motion produces plastic deformation
  • Slip (vehicle dynamics), shortened form of tire slip, referring to the angle of a plane perpendicular to the axis of the tire and a line representing the position of the treads of the patch in contact with the road. If the vehicle is moving, this generates a cornering force.
  • Strike-slip fault, a geological fault that does not cause elevation or depression of either side of the fault
  • No-slip condition, in fluid dynamics, the assumption that a fluid has zero velocity where it is in contact with a solid boundary

In computing[edit]

In psychology[edit]

  • Slip (treatment), in psychology, a temporary return to a negative behavior after therapy intended to correct that behavior
  • Freudian slip or parapraxis, an error in speech, memory, or physical action that arises from the unconscious mind

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