Slow and steady wins the race - This expression means that consistency, although progress may be slow, will eventually be more beneficial than being hasty or careless just to get something done.
Slow boat to China - This idiom is used to describe something that is very slow and takes a long time.
Slow but sure - If something or someone is slow but sure, they may take their time to do something, but they are reliable.
Slow off the mark - If people are slow off the mark, they are slow to respond or act in a situation.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. slow, slaw, AS. slāw,; akin to OS. slēu, blunt, dull, D. sleeuw, slee, sour, OHG. slēo, blunt, dull, Icel. slōr, slær, Dan. slöv, Sw. slö,. Cf. Sloe, and Sloth
The "Sonate Pathetique" begins with a slow introduction, lasting ten measures of very slow time.
"The Masters and their Music" by W. S. B. Mathews
I ran perhaps half a mile, then I slowed down to a walk, completely winded.
"The Fire People" by Ray Cummings
It is comparatively slow in its action, but is useful in almost all cases.
"Essentials of Diseases of the Skin" by Henry Weightman Stelwagon
They enjoyed the peddler's talk, and felt an indulgent tenderness for his slow and feeble intellect.
"A Son of Hagar" by Sir Hall Caine
Don nodded, smiled his slow smile and shook his head.
"Left Guard Gilbert" by Ralph Henry Barbour
Wildfire had run for a mile, then slowed down to a trot, and he had circled to get back to the trail he had left.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Campfire Stories" by Various
Spurling, for all his slowness, was the first to reach the wreck.
"Jim Spurling, Fisherman" by Albert Walter Tolman
Simmer over a slow fire 4 hours, or until it forms a hard, brown salve.
"One Thousand Secrets of Wise and Rich Men Revealed" by C. A. Bogardus
The return trip was necessarily slow, and dawn was just breaking as they forded the creek and drove up to the bunk-house.
"Shoe-Bar Stratton" by Joseph Bushnell Ames
The scout at last spoke in his slow drawling way.
"The Watchers of the Plains" by Ridgewell Cullum
Oh, I'd been better dying,
Oh, I was slow and sad;
A fool I was, a-crying
About a cruel lad!
"The Trusting Heart" by Dorothy Parker
In a life where the clocks
Are slow or fast,
It is a pleasant thing
To die together
As we are dying.
"The Clock Of Death" by Edward Powys Mathers
Yet on, alike, though swift or slow
Their various waves may sweep,
Through cities or through shades they flow
To the same boundless deep.
"The Rivers" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans
"And then aloof its clasped hands
Were wrung, and tossed to and fro!
And sounds came forth, dull, deep, and wild,
And O ! how deadly slow !
"The Dark Ladie" by Anne Bannerman
Thy reign eternal will not cease;
Thy years are sure, and glad, and slow;
Within thy mighty world of peac
The humblest flower hath leave to blow.
"And Art Thou Come With Us To Dwell?" by Dora Greenwell
Slow, slow it came, still widening its abode,
But slower still the truth grew on our mind,
Till, after one heart-prayer to our God,
We woke, and found our little darling blind.
"Blind Ella" by Alexander Anderson
Hurricane Sandy beach erosion work slows.
Slow-cooker broth is the base for great fall soups.
This is a healthy fun dessert from "Joe Simmer's All American Slow Cookin.'".
Warm water slowing many fisheries.
Domino's ' Brutally Honest' Ads Offset Slow Consumer Spending.
How ' brutally honest' ads helped Domino's offset slow consumer spending.
The Slow Death of Ohio Republicans.
Slow Motion Instant Replay Controllers BUF Technology: The Art Of Control.
Police say that Robert Walker, 28 of Buhl was slowing for traffic on the Garden City exit 4 Ramp of I-84.
No slowing down as local races close in on Election Day.
Bumbling feds blamed in slow energy permitting.
Old Mortgages Slow New Bank Lending.
It originally aired on May 19, 2002: I was slow to come to a computer.
Economic growth in the second quarter slowed to 1.5 percent annualized from 2 percent in the first quarter.
Devastating accident doesn't slow down teen football player.
Simulations are plagued by ﬁnite-size effects, critical slowing down, and other problems.
Random Matrix Theory and Chiral Symmetry in QCD
Theorem 3 Let K (x, y ) = A(x − y ) be a translation-invariant kernel in R1 and m(λ) = |λ|αϕ(λ), where ϕ(λ) is a slow ly varying function at the origin and 0 < α < 1.
Gaussian limit for determinantal random point fields
Their growth is slow enough so that they determine the spectrum.
Random incidence matrices: moments of the spectral density
Obtained results are valid for every FEL system, which use the mechanism of waves slowing in the slow-wave structures for generation.
Influence of guiding magnetic field on emission of stimulated photons in generators utilizing periodic slow-wave structures
To leading order the result is independent of the parameter J0 and shows that for ∆ ≪ J 2 and T ≤ J one has a power law behavior δχ1(t) ∼ (t/τ )−1/2 , implying a slow decay and a large difference between the two susceptibilities, which has been observed experimentally .
Dynamics of relaxor ferroelectrics