Slew appears in the following tongue twister:
- Lucid Lou slued loose the sluice that slew the slough.
Slew appears in the following palindromes (phrases that read the same backward as forward):
- Ye slew Wesley.
- Crates are vowels I slew over a set arc.
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun slew:
Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the verb slew:
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Definition of the noun slew
What does slew mean as a name of something?
noun - plural: slews
- (often followed by `of') a large number or amount or extent
- example: a slew of journalists
- lexical domain: Quantities - nouns denoting quantities and units of measure
- synonyms of slew: batch / deal / flock / good deal / great deal / hatful / heap / lot / mass / mess / mickle / mint / mountain / muckle / passel / peck / pile / plenty / pot / quite a little / raft / sight / spate / stack / tidy sum / wad
- more generic terms: large indefinite amount / large indefinite quantity = an indefinite quantity that is above the average in size or magnitude
- more specific words:
Alternative definition of the noun slew
- [US] A large number.
- The act, or process of slaying.
- A device used for slaying.
- A change of position.
Definition of the verb slew
What does slew mean as a doing word?
verb - inflections: slewed | slewing | slews
- turn sharply; change direction abruptly
- move obliquely or sideways, usually in an uncontrolled manner
- lexical domain: Motions - verbs of walking, flying, swimming
- synonyms of slew: skid / slide / slip / slue
- more generic word: glide = move smoothly and effortlessly
- more specific words:
Alternative definition of the verb slew
- [transitive, nautical] To rotate or turn something about its axis.
- [transitive] To veer a vehicle.
- [transitive] To insert extra ticks or skip some ticks of a clock to slowly correct its time.
- [intransitive] To pivot.
- [intransitive] To skid.
- [transitive, rail transport] to move something (usually a railway line) sideways
- [transitive, British, slang] To make a public mockery of someone through insult or wit.
- simple past of slay
Slew a.k.a. The Slew is a multinational electronic music project, consisting of Canadian DJ Kid Koala, American Dynomite D, and Australian rock musicians Chris Ross and Myles Heskett, formerly of the band Wolfmother.
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"Slew" is a musical album of Thomas Dimuzio.
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Slew and slewing are a terms which can refer to a spacecraft's orientation or movement in reference to a plane or fixed position such as Earth, the Sun, another celestial body or other point in space.
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Mathematical Sorcery (2014)
Revealing the Secrets of Numbers by Calvin C. Clawson
Seattle Slew is a horse All horses are mammals Seattle Slew is a mammal The above argument is valid. The lack of valid proofs sometimes characterizes the mathematics of amateurs, who do not realize the importance that proofs play in the ...
Modeling and Simulation with MATLAB® and Simulink® by Ashish Tewari
In a spin maneuver, the objective is to achieve a given angular velocity in the steady state, while the rest-to-rest slew refers to bringing the spacecraft to a desired rest attitude from another rest attitude. Clearly, the spin maneuver can be easily ...
by Ebenezer Cobham Brewer
Irish Slew is a dish never seen in Ire: land. Japan Lacquer contains no lac at all, but is made from the resin of a kind of nut-tree called Anacardiaceae. Jemmlem Artichoke has no connection with Jerusalem, but with the sunflower, girasole, ...
The Informatics Handbook (2012)
A guide to multimedia communications and broadcasting by S.A. Fist
—Slew is a TV term which means to arc around a subject with a pedestal or sometimes with a crane. Often it just means to shift the camera sideways a little. Crab can mean the same thing. —Pedestal up/down is a TV studio term. The film ...
Slew /slu:/ verb Slew is the past tense of slay. Slice /slais/ noun; verb o- noun: slices 1 A slice is a thin broad piece cut off something larger: two slices of toast □ thin slices of cold roast beef. 2 (informal) You can also refer to a share or part of ...
A Compendium of Mistakes in Grammar, Usage, and Spelling with Commentary on Lexicographers and Linguists by Robert Hartwell Fiske
UsE slew. ° A highlight in today's vampire-obsessed age might be the ...
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Mounted by Rafael Bejarano, Philly Slew prepares to race. As the name suggests, this horse's grandfather was Seattle Slew.
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Scrabble value of S1L1E1W4
The value of this 4-letter word is 7 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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