n.滑倒,事故,片,纸片;vi.滑动,滑倒,失足,减退;vt.使滑动,滑过,摆脱,闪开,塞入;adj.滑动的,活络的,有活结的;Serial Line Interface Protocol,串行线路接口协议
动词过去式:slipped 过去分词:slipped 现在分词:slipping 第三人称单数:slips
1 [C usu sing 通常作单数] act of slipping; false step 滑动; 滑倒; 失足
*One slip and you could fall off the cliff. 脚下一滑就可能从悬崖上跌下去.
2 [C] minor error caused by carelessness or lack of attention 小错误; 小疏忽
*make a slip 失误
* There were a few trivial slips in the translation. 译文中有几个小错误.
(a) loose sleeveless garment worn under a dress; petticoat （有肩带的）衬裙.
(b) = gym-slip (gym).
4 [C] = pillowcase (pillow).
5 [C] thin or small piece of paper 纸条
*a salary slip, ie giving details of earnings, tax paid, etc 薪金单（列有收入、税款等细节）
* write a phone number on a slip of paper 把电话号码写在纸条上.
6 [C] cutting1(2) taken from a plant for grafting or planting 接穗或插条（嫁接或种植用的）.
7 the slips [pl] = slipway (slip2).
8 (a) [C] (in cricket) (position of a) fielder standing close behind and usu to the off side of the batsman （板球赛中）通常位于击球员右後方的外场员（的位置）
*first/second/third slip 第一[第二/第三]外场员
* Who is (at) first slip? 谁在第一外场员位置?
(b) the slips [pl] place where these fielders stand 上述外场员的守球区
*fielding in the slips 在击球员右後方的位置守球.
9 [U] almost liquid clay for coating earthenware or making patterns on it 泥釉（涂于陶器上作表层或图样的）.
10 (idm 习语) give sb the `slip (infml 口) escape from or get away from (sb following or chasing one) 摆脱或避开（尾随者或追逐者）
*We managed to give our pursuers the slip. 我们设法甩掉了後面追来的人. a `slip of a boy, girl, thing, child, etc a slightly-built boy, etc 瘦削的男孩等
*She's just a slip of a thing, but she can run faster than all of us. 别看她那么瘦, 跑起来比我们谁都快. a slip of the `pen/`tongue minor error in writing/speech 笔误[口误]
*A slip of the tongue made me say Robert instead of Richard. 我说走了嘴把理查德说成了罗伯特. there's ,many a ,slip 'twixt (the) ,cup and (the) `lip (saying 谚) things can easily go wrong before one gets what one wants, expects, hopes for, etc 事情往往会功败垂成
*They think they'll win the election easily, but there's many a slip 'twixt cup and lip. 他们以为能在选举中轻易取胜, 但事情往往会功败垂成.
1 (a) [I, Ipr, Ip] ~ (over) (onsth) (of a person, an animal, a car, etc) slide accidentally; lose one's balance and fall or nearly fall in this way （指人、动物、汽车等）意外滑动, 失去平衡跌倒或险些跌倒
*The climber's foot slipped, and she fell. 那个攀登的女子脚下一滑就摔倒了.
* She slipped (over) (on the ice) and broke her leg. 她（在冰上）滑了一跤把腿摔断了.
* The van slipped (a few feet) down the embankment. 那客货车沿堤坝向下滑动了（几英尺）.
(b) [I, Ipr, Ip] (of an object) slide accidentally out of its proper position （指物体）意外滑离原位
*The lorry turned and its load slipped. 卡车转弯时车上货物滑离了原位.
* The razor slipped and cut my cheek. 剃刀一滑把我脸给割破了.
* The straps keep slipping off (my shoulders). 吊带老是（从我肩上）滑下来.
(c) [Ipr, Ip] move smoothly and easily in a particular direction 沿某方向顺畅而容易地移动
*The ship slipped through the water. 船在水上平稳地航行.
* I slipped along the bench next to her. 我沿长 一下子滑到她的旁边.
* This wine slips down easily, ie is pleasant to drink. 这种葡萄酒很好喝.
2 (a) [Ipr, Ip] go somewhere quietly or quickly, eg in order not to be noticed, or without being noticed 悄悄或匆匆到某处（如以免受注意或无人注意到）
*The thief slipped out (by the back door). 那个贼偷偷（从後门）溜出去了.
* We slipped away to Paris for the weekend. 我们赶到巴黎去度周末.
* The ship slipped into the harbour at night. 那艘船夜里悄悄开进了港口.
* (fig 比喻) Errors have slipped into the book. 书中有些错误.
* (fig 比喻) The years slipped by. 岁月在不知不觉中逝去.
* (fig 比喻) We've slipped behind schedule. 我们无形中已落後于预定计画.
(b) [Tn.pr, Tn.p, Dn.n, Dn.pr] ~ sth (to sb) put sth somewhere, often quietly or secretly 将某物放在某处（常指悄悄地或偷偷地）
*slip an envelope into one's pocket 把信封悄悄塞进口袋
* I slipped a few jokes into the speech. 我在讲话中巧妙地加了几句笑话.
* She opened the letter-box and slipped a newspaper through. 她打开信箱把报纸塞了进去.
* Slip the waiter a tip. 悄悄给服务员一点小费.
* I tried to slip the note to him while the teacher wasn't looking. 我想趁老师不注意时把条子偷偷递给他.
3 [Ipr, Ip] ~ from/out of/through sth; ~ out/through fall, get away, escape, etc by being difficult to hold, or by not being held firmly 滑落; 滑脱; 逃走
*The fish slipped out of my hand. 鱼从我手中滑走了.
* He caught the ball, then it slipped through his fingers. 那球他已接住却又从手中滑脱了.
* The mouse slipped quickly from the cat's claws. 老鼠很快从猫爪下逃走了.
* (fig 比喻) I didn't mean to say that
*it just slipped out. 我本不想说, 只是无意中漏了出来.
4 [Ipr, Tn.pr, Tn.p] ~ into/out of sth; ~ sth over/round sth; ~ sth on/off put (a coat, one's shoes, etc) on/off, esp quickly and easily 穿上[脱去]（大衣、鞋等）（尤指迅速且容易地）
*slip into/out of a dress 一下子穿上[脱下]连衣裙
* slip a shawl round one's shoulders 很快披上披肩.
5 (a) [Tn, Tn.pr] ~ sth (from/off sth) detach or release sth 放开, 释放（某物）
*slip a dog from its leash 松开皮带把狗放开
* slip the rope off the hook 解开钩上的绳索
* slip a stitch, ie (in knitting) move a stitch from one needle to another without knitting it 漏针（编织时）.
(b) [Tn] get free from (sth); escape from 逃离（某处）; 逃脱; 挣脱
*The ship slipped its moorings. 那船漂离了系船处.
* The dog slipped its collar. 狗挣脱开了项圈.
* (fig 比喻) That point slipped my attention. 那一点我疏忽了.
* It had slipped my mind/memory that you were arriving today. 我把你今天抵达的事忘记了.
6 (idm 习语) be `slipping (infml 口) not be as good, alert, strong, etc as usual 不如平时好、机警、强壮等
*I've forgotten your name again I must be slipping. 我又把你的名字给忘了--我肯定是不行了. let sth slip
(a) miss or not take advantage of (an opportunity, etc) 错过或放过（机会等）
*She let slip a chance to work abroad. 她错过了出国工作的机会.
(b) accidentally reveal (a secret, etc); say sth casually 偶然泄露（秘密等）; 无意中说出（某事）
*She let slip that she had not paid her tax. 她偶然说出她还没交税呢.
* I let it slip that I was expecting a baby. 我无意中透露了我已怀孕了. slip `anchor (of a ship) become detached from the ropes on the anchor （指船）脱离锚索, 弃锚. slip a `disc suffer from a slipped disc 椎间盘突出. slip through sb's `fingers (esp of an opportunity) be missed by sb （尤指机会）被错过
*We let the last chance of escape slip through our fingers. 我们错过了最後一次逃走的机会.
7 (phr v) slip up (on sth) (infml 口) make a careless mistake 疏忽; 出差错
*I slipped up and gave you the wrong phone number. 我粗心大意给错了你电话号码.
* I slipped up on the date. 我把日期弄错了.
1. The girl, tears streaming down her face, begged to be allowed to slip into the guard´s van. 女孩泪流满面，央求让她不声不响地到押车员车厢里去算了。
2. Too many foreigners slip in as tourists and then try to remain on grounds of marriage. 以旅游者身份进入美国、然后以结婚为理由留下来的外国人太多了。
3. A white dot appeared in the sky, as small and innocent-looking as a slip of paper. 天空中出现了一个白点，就像一张纸一样地小、一样地洁白无辜。
4. So that we look even more foolish when we slip back into our bad old ways. 这样一旦滑回到那些老习惯上去，我们在别人的眼里会显得更加难堪。