Slump

Business / Construction / Slump: The 'wetness' of concrete. A 3 inch slump is dryer and stiffer than a 5 inch slump.

Other Words for Slump

Slump Noun Synonyms: decline, slip, recede, fall (off), drop, plunge, descend, sink, crash, collapse, dive, plummet, take or go into a nosedive or tailspin
Slump Verb Synonyms: dip, trough, depreciation, decline, downturn, downslide, recession, depression, falling-off, fall-off, fall, drop, plunge, descent, crash, collapse, failure, nosedive, tailspin
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Loser

Business / Taxes / Loser: Stocks whose market prices drop the most during the trading day are described, rather bluntly, as losers. The stocks that lose the most value relative to their opening price are called percentage lose MORE

Participating Policy

Business / Taxes / Participating Policy: When policyholders have what is called a participating policy from a mutual insurance company, they are eligible to receive dividends based on the company’s financial performance. When claims are lo MORE

Neck Lengthened

Health / Pilates / Neck Lengthened: An element of good posture achieved by sending energy out the top of the head. A lengthened neck maintains the natural curve of the neck and counteracts compression of the vertebrae that can occur wit MORE

Sitting Up Out Of Your Hips

Health / Pilates / Sitting Up Out Of Your Hips: An image to encourage length in the spine while seated. Initially, you may need to sit on a firm pillow to do this. Sending energy out of the top of your head and down through your pelvis will lengthe MORE

Earthflow

Science / Geology / Earthflow: A detached mass of soil that moves downslope over a curved failure surface under the influence of gravity. An earthflow is more complex than a slump: it has a higher moisture content and the moving ma MORE

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