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slow time

noun, Informal.
Compare fast time.
Origin of slow time
1895-1900 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • It resembles the slow time evoked by painting more than that typically captured in a snapshot.
  • Along with fruit are bombs that deduct points, and special bananas that slow time, double points or shoot out a flurry of fruit.
  • His father attributed the slow time to a stiff back.
  • Summer is typically a slow time for hot new video game releases.
  • Instead of being a slow time of the year for chess, the holidays are among the busiest, and they have been for decades.
  • It was a little after two, a slow time for the business, and the manager was dozing off in the warm sunshine.
  • It's been a slow time for birders, but there are some exceptions.
British Dictionary definitions for slow time

slow time

(military) a slow marching pace, usually 65 or 75 paces to the minute: used esp in funeral ceremonies
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