Lax; not tense; not hard drawn; not firmly extended; as, a slack rope.
The part of anything that hangs loose, having no strain upon it; as, the slack of a rope or of a sail.
To become slack; to be made less tense, firm, or rigid; to decrease in tension; as, a wet cord slackens in dry weather.
To render slack; to make less tense or firm; as, to slack a rope; to slacken a bandage.
Loose rope or reins, or to loosen. In rodeo, the morning or afternoon performance.
The part of a rope or sail that hangs down loose.
word yelled when the climber needs more rope
the condition of being loose (not taut); "he hadn't counted on the slackness of the rope"
a cord or rope or cable that is hanging loosely; "he took up the slack"
release tension on; "slack the rope"
not tense or taut; "the old man's skin hung loose and gray"; "slack and wrinkled skin"; "slack sails"; "a slack rope"
A droopiness or looseness in a rope or chain. A magician sometimes must create slack in a rope or chain to escape from it. (Book 5)
A command yelled by a climber who needs more rope, usually to clip into protection or anchors.
Not fastened; loose. Also, to loosen.
The name given to paying out extra rope.
The part of a rope between secured ends that is hanging loose.
a line that is loose, or to ease a line
1) A line that is loose. 2) To ease a line.
1. Loose, relaxed, not taut or firm. 2. Free time in a schedule. Not busy. 3. Lack of tension in a rope or cable. 4. Free play in a mechanism.