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Slip or SLIP may refer to:

Science and technology[edit]


Computing and telecommunications[edit]

Earth science[edit]


Mechanical systems[edit]

  • 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
  • Slip, the difference in speed between the frequency supplied to an induction motor and rotor shaft speed
  • Slip, a type of rail switch
  • Slip gauge or gauge block, a system for producing precision lengths


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

Other uses in science and technology[edit]

  • Slip (aerodynamics), an aerodynamic state in which an aircraft is moving sideways as well as forward relative to the oncoming airflow
  • Slipway, a ramp on the shore by which ships or boats can be moved to and from the water





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