Thesaurus / slow
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
They’ve really worked out a good way to tease out very subtle, slow temporal changes.
UNDERWATER EARTHQUAKES’ SOUND WAVES REVEAL CHANGES IN OCEAN WARMINGCAROLYN GRAMLINGSEPTEMBER 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
That’s because coastal wetlands would sop up the excess water, slowing the surge upstream.
SOGGY COASTAL SOILS? HERE’S WHY ECOLOGISTS LOVE THEMALISON PEARCE STEVENSSEPTEMBER 17, 2020SCIENCE NEWS FOR STUDENTS
In the longer term, of course, we need to slow down climate change.
SUPPRESSING FIRES HAS FAILED. HERE’S WHAT CALIFORNIA NEEDS TO DO INSTEAD.JAMES TEMPLESEPTEMBER 17, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Restaurant and catering sales fell 7% year-on-year in August, a slower pace than July’s 11% drop and June’s nearly 33% decrease.
CHINA RETAIL SALES ARE FINALLY GROWING—BUT REMAIN THE ‘WEAKEST LINK’ IN CHINA’S RECOVERYNAOMI XU ELEGANTSEPTEMBER 15, 2020FORTUNE
Without a vaccine readily available, it has been challenging to get people to engage in enough of the behaviors that can help slow the virus.
WHY COMING UP WITH EFFECTIVE INTERVENTIONS TO ADDRESS COVID-19 IS SO HARDNEIL LEWIS JR. (NLEWISJR@CORNELL.EDU)SEPTEMBER 14, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
Even though people want to do the right thing, their hands get tied sometimes, and it just slows the process down.
HUNDREDS OF CHILDREN ARE STUCK IN PSYCHIATRIC HOSPITALS EACH YEAR DESPITE THE STATE’S PROMISES TO FIND THEM HOMESBY DUAA ELDEIBSEPTEMBER 11, 2020PROPUBLICA
Indeed, economists at the firm note “most information on August spending indicates stable or higher consumption”—apart from clothing, which may be impacted due to slower back-to-school sales.
GOLDMAN SACHS JUST ISSUED A VERY BULLISH PROJECTION FOR Q3 GDPANNE SRADERSSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
Spending picked up temporarily, but now that the stimulus money is gone, spending has slowed again.
HOW WE CAN SAVE SMALL BUSINESS FROM CORONAVIRUS-INDUCED EXTINCTIONMATTHEWHEIMERSEPTEMBER 10, 2020FORTUNE
Even if hurricane slowing isn’t eventually conclusively attributed to climate change, it’s still increasing—and that risk that will need to be communicated.
SLOW, MEANDERING HURRICANES ARE OFTEN MORE DANGEROUS—AND THEY’RE GETTING MORE COMMONGRETA MORANSEPTEMBER 9, 2020POPULAR SCIENCE
“The sepoys have come in from Meerut,” he announced with the slow tick of the earliest form of apparatus.
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WORDS RELATED TO SLOW
- out to lunch
- against the grain
- lacking confidence
- lacking confidence
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