Slump

A measure of the workability of fresh concrete. When a mix is ordered, definition of the slump requirement allows the contractor to decide how fluid or stiff his mix is. The more water there is in a mix the more workable the concrete will be and the higher the slump will be. Slump is measured in millimetres, and ranges mainly from 10mm (very stiff) …...

slump

  1. a noticeable decline in performance
  2. a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment

slump

1. A downward and outward slide occurring along a concave slip plane. 2. The material that breaks off in such a slide.
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slump

A spreading of material (solder paste, adhesive, thick film, etc.) after stencil printing but before curing. An excessive slump detracts from definition. If loss of definition is the result after reflow, it is cause for rework.
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Slump

The 'wetness' of concrete. A 3 inch slump is dryer and stiffer than a 5 inch slump.
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Slump

- The 'wetness' of concrete. A 3 inch slump is dryer and stiffer than a 5 inch slump.
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Slump

(1) The drop in the height of a cementitious material from its original shape when in a plastic state. (2) A standardized measurement of a plastic cementitious material to determine its flow and workability.
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slump

(from the article `landslide`) ...shearing surfaces. The sliding can extend downward and outward along a broadly planar surface (a translational slide), or it can be rotational ... ...resistance or slip surface, collectively called landslides; the separation of a mass along a concave head scarp, moving down a curved slip surface ... ...
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slump

[n] - a noticeable decline in performance 2. [v] - assume a drooping posture or carriage 3. [v] - fall or sink heavily 4. [v] - fall heavily or suddenly
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Slump

• (v. i.) To undergo a slump, or sudden decline or falling off; as, the stock slumped ten points. • (n.) A falling or declining, esp. suddenly and markedly; a falling off; as, a slump in trade, in prices, etc. • (v. i.) To slide or slip on a declivity, so that the motion is perceptible; -- said of masses of earth or rock. • (n.)...
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slump

economic crisis noun a long-term economic state characterized by unemployment and low prices and low levels of trade and investment
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slump

slack noun a noticeable deterioration in performance or quality; `the team went into a slump`; `a gradual slack in output`; `a drop-off in attendance`; `a falloff in quality`
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Slump

(Slumping) When the trail bed material has moved downward causing a dip in the trail grade.
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Slump

[geology] A slump is a form of mass wasting that occurs when a coherent mass of loosely consolidated materials or rock layers moves a short distance down a slope. Movement is characterized by sliding along a concave-upward or planar surface. Causes of slumping include earthquake shocks, thorough wetting, freezing and thawing, undercutting, ...
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Slump

[sports] In sports, a slump is a period when player or team is not performing well or up to expectations. It is pretty much a dry spell or drought, though it is often misused to define a player`s decline that is natural during their career. There are various theories behind the cause of a slump. Some attribute it simply to the reasons behin...
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slump

[Verb] To fail or fall suddenly.
Example: House prices slumped suddenly.
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Slump

Slump intransitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Slumped ; present participle & verbal noun Slumping .] [ Scot. slump a dull noise produced by something falling into a hole, a marsh, a swamp.] To fall or sink suddenly through o...
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Slump

Slump noun [ Confer Dutch slomp a mass, heap, Danish slump a quantity, and English slump , v.t.] The gross amount; the mass; the lump. [ Scot.]
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Slump

Slump transitive verb [ Confer Lump ; also Swedish slumpa to bargain for the lump.] To lump; to throw into a mess. « These different groups . . . are exclusively slumped together under that sense.» Sir W. Hamilton.
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Slump

A decline in performance, either of a firm as a slump in sales or profits, or of a country as a slump in output or employment.
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Slump

A measure of consistency of freshly mixed concrete, equal to the subsidence measured to the nearest 1/4-inch (6-mm) of the molded specimen immediately after removal of the slump cone.
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Slump

A measure of the consistency of plastic concrete relative to the amount it falls when a slump cone filled with concrete is lifted vertically.  The slump cone is then placed beside the specimen of concrete and the number of inches from the top of the cone to the top of the of specimen of concrete is the slump. (see ASTM C143).
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slump

A prolonged period of bad play.
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Slump

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Slump

A temporary fall in performance, often describing consistently falling security prices for several weeks or months.
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