slops

Definitions

  • Slopping pigs
    Slopping pigs
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n slops cheap clothing (as formerly issued to sailors in Britain)
    • n slops wet feed (especially for pigs) consisting of mostly kitchen waste mixed with water or skimmed or sour milk
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n.pl Slops slops any loose lower garment that slips on easily, esp. trousers: ready-made clothing, &c
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Quotations

  • Torley
    Torley
    “Chop the slop!”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Scand., Ice. sloppr, a long robe—sleppa, to slip.

Usage

In literature:

He see the Jedge an' the Jedge called fer Slops an' Slops had slopped over.
"In the Days of Poor Richard" by Irving Bacheller
A skunk came prowling through the trampled snow before the cabin, hunting food where Mike had thrown out slops from the cooking.
"The Lookout Man" by B. M. Bower
His wilted linen collar slopped like a stale poultice around his tortured neck.
"Little Eve Edgarton" by Eleanor Hallowell Abbott
Toward this the two little workwomen slopped along on squashy feet.
"How To Write Special Feature Articles" by Willard Grosvenor Bleyer
He hinted at his want of assistance, and made me an offer of a crown a week, and the privilege of drinking the slops left in the pots.
"The Gold Hunter's Adventures" by William H. Thomes
My nigger slops along through the slush and tells me that my lunch is ready.
"Campaign Pictures of the War in South Africa (1899-1900)" by A. G. Hales
To slop cold water over a Mushroom bed is about as reasonable a procedure as putting ice into hot soup.
"The Culture of Vegetables and Flowers From Seeds and Roots, 16th Edition" by Sutton and Sons
Then down the drop I run, slip-slop, where all the road is slithy.
"A Book for Kids" by C. J. (Clarence Michael James) Dennis
The man paused for a second, slopping water on his boots and gazing about excitedly.
"Sundown Slim" by Henry Hubert Knibbs
Once a week slop receptacles must be scalded with sal soda water and stood in the sun.
"The Complete Home" by Various
Slop-fed hogs, on the other hand, get very hungry between meals.
"Pratt's Practical Pointers on the Care of Livestock and Poultry" by Pratt Food Co.
That'll set you up better than jelleries and slops.
"Quicksilver" by George Manville Fenn
I couldn't go in them 'ere slops, you know.
"The Young Trawler" by R.M. Ballantyne
You allays did slop over at nothing, Nate.
"Joyce's Investments" by Fannie E. Newberry
Now he'll stop this thing of writing helpful slop.
"Rippling Rhymes" by Walt Mason
You pour that slop out and drink a proper drink.
"Pagan Passions" by Gordon Randall Garrett
The ingenious Mr Cargrim was by no means pleased with this slip-slop method of conducting business.
"The Bishop's Secret" by Fergus Hume
I know you hate folks who 'slop over.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
And I knew there was plenty slopping about in the cabin, ruining everything.
"Swept Out to Sea" by W. Bertram Foster
Pigs fed entirely on slop make very bad pork.
"Miss Leslie's New Cookery Book" by Eliza Leslie
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In poetry:

He paddled down the winding stairs
And to the parlor hied,
Dispensing pools of foamy suds
And slop on every side.
"The Ballad Of The Taylor Pup" by Eugene Field
Of kitchen slops and, stomaching no constraint,
Proceeded to swill
The seven troughed seas and every earthquaking
continent.
"Sow" by Sylvia Plath
All day I wallowed in the mud,
And ate the choicest slops.
I watched the brindles chew their cud--
The farmer tend his crops.
"The Epic Of The Hog" by Edwin Carty Ranck
See, the desert moon is rising
For the golden sun has dropped
And the Burma girl is sleeping
Sleeping sleeps she never slopped.
"Mandalay 1" by Billy Bennett
And that is the call of the Yukon
That wafts o'er the trees and housetops
Saying, "Call me early, mother, dear
For I'm to be Queen of the slops."
"Call Of The Yukon" by Billy Bennett
His dress wor black as black could be,
An th' latest fashion aw could see,
But yet they hung soa dawderly,
Like suits i' shops;
Bi'th' heart! yo mud ha putten three
Sich legs i'th' slops.
"A Strange Stooary" by John Hartley

In news:

Terry Butcher's tips for fishing the slop .
All Blogs Slop Culture NBC's Late Night with Jimmy Fallon.
Slop — wet, snowy, icy conditions underfoot — is rarely popular.
One advantage of slop , however, is that it makes almost all surfaces equal and soft.
Huskies slop way to road win.
Black Friday brings out crowds, some slopping over from Thursday.
Gene Chizik says Auburn not ' slopping around or playing half-speed' despite struggles.
People of all ages love the spoonerism version of Cinderella where Rindercella goes to a bancy fall and slops her dripper as she runs away from the pransome hince.
Five young Frenchmen slop wallpaper glue on the steps of a rough stone staircase.
I hate the idea that polling, which is rigorously done, has to get compared to what is, in some cases, you know, slop.
Ruler on Ice rules in slop and wins Belmont Stakes.
Slop storm - several inches to over 1 foot of wet sloppy snow & rain mix in Red River Valley & northwest Minnesota.
These aren't your average slop eaters.
Another crazy slop filled day of driving tomorrow around the Capital Region.
The lunch food at my elementary school was typically one step above pig slop, with barely stomachable chili and mystery dishes like Mexican goulash.
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In science:

At 11.75GHz, we observe that the exponential decay with nearly the same slop holds for both cases - the slight difference is due to the finite width in the ‘Outside’ case, and reveals the genuine localization behavior.
Are waves all localized in two dimensional random media?
The estimated slops for the transmission are indicated in the figure.
Are waves all localized in two dimensional random media?
FIG. 2: (a) Conductance as a function of the sample thickness at 300 K, 100 K and 5 K. (b) Conductivity of the film interior derived from the slops of the conductance-thickness lines in region (III) of (a) as a function of temperature.
Bi(111) thin film with insulating interior but metallic surfaces
By getting the slops at different temperatures, we establish a relation between σixx and temperature, as shown in Fig. 2(b) as σixx vs 1/T .
Bi(111) thin film with insulating interior but metallic surfaces
The slop of this curve determines the disk viscous stability.
Comment on Viscous Stability of Relativistic Keplerian Accretion Disks
But in the middle of all that unrigorous slop, he never forgot about his high standards.
My Life with Fisher
I + ωDlop + Slop ˜ Σlop = 0 Where Σlop is the eigenvector corresponding to the eigenvalue ω . I, Dlop , and Slop are the three N × N real square matrices.
Low frequency m=1 normal mode oscillations of a self-gravitating disc
We call I the unit mass matrix, Dlop as the general damping matrix and Slop as the stiffness matrix for the galactic disc decomposed into an N-ring system.
Low frequency m=1 normal mode oscillations of a self-gravitating disc
The unstable frequency decreases as a consequence of the decreasing beam velocity which leads to a decrease in the slop of the beam mode.
Fundamentals of Non-relativistic Collisionless Shock Physics: IV. Quasi-Parallel Supercritical Shocks
It is worth noting that the calibration of the S-L relation based only on the oETGs data is: log(Re ) = −0.28MR (z = 0) − 5.6 (dashed (red) line in Fig. 8), a relation with the same slop of the one at z ∼ 0 but with an offset of ∼ 0.5 in the zero point corresponding to a factor ∼ 3 in Re .
The population of early-type galaxies at 1
The maximum is surely not attained at s = t, because √t − s has a negative infinite slop at s = t, while ˜fε is regular around s = t.
Quantitative stability in the isodiametric inequality via the isoperimetric inequality
Unfortunately the selection of Qmax for a given hard scattering is not unique, but gives rise to some slop.
QCD Event Generators
The uncertain, small contribution of the host galaxy, Vg >∼ 28.0 (Bloom et al. 2000, Fruchter et al. 2000), is ignored. X -ray fluxes are calculated from the 2–10 keV band fluxes and spectral slop e published by Kuulkers et al. (2000).
Physical Parameters for the Afterglows of GRB 980703, 990123, 990510, and 991216 Determined from Modeling of Multi-Frequency Data
An important characteristics the spectrum should show is that spectral slops of the power-law component should be harder in soft states and softer in the hard states.
Advective Flow Paradigm And Microquasar GRS1915+105
Newstead, Geography of Brill-Noether Loci for Small slops, J.
Constructions of Non-Abelian Zeta Functions for Curves
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