Definition of 'slow'
Example sentences containing 'slow'
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You need to perform each move in a slow and controlled manner. The Sun (2009)Then finish the walk at a slower pace. Living with Angina (1991)Then slow your breathing and stay in position. Banish Anxiety - how to stop worrying and take charge of your life (1991)Winning freedom can be a long slow process. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The captain emphasised that a slow pitch made batting awkward for all those new to the crease. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Herefordshire had the slowest advertised download speeds. The Sun (2013)Some days the drilling slowed to as little as eight feet a day. THE ZANZIBAR CHEST: A Memoir of Love and War (2003)We have been witnessing the slow death of a people. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This could be an issue of fast thinking versus slow thinking. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Without these controversies progress would have been much slower. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The good news is that there is slow progress. Times, Sunday Times (2006)And a slow movement that seemed composed of one long line of breath. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The ground is soft and the lawn growth is slowing considerably. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Penalties for slow play will be doubled. Times, Sunday Times (2009)They warn that the new speed restrictions will slow journey times and worsen congestion. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The driver has been hailed a hero for his efforts to slow the train. The Sun (2007)You learn to go a bit quicker here and a bit slower there. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Perhaps we are better off in the slow lane. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It was like watching a car crash in slow motion and not saying anything. Times, Sunday Times (2012)When it happened it was slow motion. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Hague brought to his job the understanding that diplomacy is slow and often boring but absolutely necessary. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Organisers hope the move will slow down the field as it charges to the first fence. The Sun (2012)England can expect to be up against at least four slow bowlers at some point in the series. Times, Sunday Times (2012)That means fewer and tougher loans, which will in turn slow down economic activity. Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Synonyms of 'slow'
prolonged, time-consuming, protracted, long-drawn-out
Trends of 'slow'
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Definition of slow from the Collins English Dictionary
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