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Definition of Slow

Slow

  1. imp. of Slee, to slay. Slew.
  2. Moving a short space in a relatively long time; not swift; not quick in motion; not rapid; moderate; deliberate; as, a slow stream; a slow motion.
  3. Not happening in a short time; gradual; late.
  4. Not ready; not prompt or quick; dilatory; sluggish; as, slow of speech, and slow of tongue.
  5. Not hasty; not precipitate; acting with deliberation; tardy; inactive.
  6. Behind in time; indicating a time earlier than the true time; as, the clock or watch is slow.
  7. Not advancing or improving rapidly; as, the slow growth of arts and sciences.
  8. Heavy in wit; not alert, prompt, or spirited; wearisome; dull.
  9. Slowly.
  10. To render slow; to slacken the speed of; to retard; to delay; as, to slow a steamer.
  11. To go slower; -- often with up; as, the train slowed up before crossing the bridge.
  12. A moth.
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Slow Translations

slow in Danish is langsom
slow in Dutch is langzaam
slow in Italian is fiacco, guardingo, lungo
slow in Latin is tardus, piger pigra pigrum, bardus
slow in Norwegian is langsom
slow in Portuguese is lento
slow in Spanish is lento, desaplicado, sentado