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slow time

noun, Informal.
Compare fast time.
Origin of slow time
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900
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  • The slow time passed, and there was no decrease of the fire.

    The Rock of Chickamauga Joseph A. Altsheler
  • The "Banks of Dee" is, you know, literally "Langolee" to slow time.

  • slow time and not very expensive equipment, but think what a convenience!

  • He reported them “all right, but they're having rather a slow time of it, I think.”

    The Five Jars Montague Rhodes James
  • The march was taken in slow time to allow the guns and camels to keep up.

    The Dash for Khartoum George Alfred Henty
  • If ever a girl had a slow time it's been me; but I have been holdin' off, hoping he might get into something else.

    Just Around the Corner Fannie Hurst
  • The band of the Gloucesters were practising scales in unison to slow time.

    Ladysmith H. W. Nevinson
  • That was when we found the Territorial battalion undressin' in slow time.

    A Diversity of Creatures

    Rudyard Kipling
  • O daughter, for slow time must yet awake thee, And from the changes of my heart must make thee.

    Poems Alice Meynell
British Dictionary definitions for slow time

slow time

noun
1.
(military) a slow marching pace, usually 65 or 75 paces to the minute: used esp in funeral ceremonies
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