# Definitions for slackeningslack·en·ing

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1. relaxation, loosening, slackeningnoun

an occurrence of control or strength weakening

"the relaxation of requirements"; "the loosening of his grip"; "the slackening of the wind"

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1. slackening

In physics, tension is described as the pulling force transmitted axially by the means of a string, a rope, chain, or similar object, or by each end of a rod, truss member, or similar three-dimensional object; tension might also be described as the action-reaction pair of forces acting at each end of said elements. Tension could be the opposite of compression. At the atomic level, when atoms or molecules are pulled apart from each other and gain potential energy with a restoring force still existing, the restoring force might create what is also called tension. Each end of a string or rod under such tension could pull on the object it is attached to, in order to restore the string/rod to its relaxed length. Tension (as a transmitted force, as an action-reaction pair of forces, or as a restoring force) is measured in newtons in the International System of Units (or pounds-force in Imperial units). The ends of a string or other object transmitting tension will exert forces on the objects to which the string or rod is connected, in the direction of the string at the point of attachment. These forces due to tension are also called "passive forces". There are two basic possibilities for systems of objects held by strings: either acceleration is zero and the system is therefore in equilibrium, or there is acceleration, and therefore a net force is present in the system.

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1. slackening

Slackening refers to the process of making less tight or less intense; reducing in speed, intensity, or rate; loosening or easing. It can be used to describe physical actions such as slackening a rope or abstract concepts such as slackening pace in a race or slackening economic growth.

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### Numerology

1. Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of slackening in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

2. Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of slackening in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

### Examples of slackening in a Sentence

1. Although market balance is upon us, the existence of very high oil stocks is a threat to the recent stability of oil prices, although stocks are close to topping out, they are at such elevated levels, especially for products for which demand growth is slackening, that they remain a major dampener on oil prices.

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