slip case


slip case
noun a close-fitting case open at one side or end for an object such as a book.

English new terms dictionary. 2014.

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  • slip case — ˈslip case 7 [slip case slip cases] noun a stiff cover that a book or other object fits into …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip|case — «SLIHP KAYS», noun. a box or covering designed to protect one or more books or records, usually so that only their backs or edges are exposed: »Four miniature books, in a decorated slipcase to match…are sheer delight to view and read (Atlantic) …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip case — noun A removable protective covering for a book etc for, if there should appear a pocket book, which may be drawn up by a riband from its slip case . . . the child would seize upon these with delight …   Wiktionary

  • slip case — noun (C) a hard cover for putting a book in …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • slip·case — …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip — 1. v. & n. v. (slipped, slipping) 1 intr. slide unintentionally esp. for a short distance; lose one s footing or balance or place by unintended sliding. 2 intr. go or move with a sliding motion (as the door closes the catch slips into place;… …   Useful english dictionary

  • slip cover — noun chiefly N. Amer. 1》 a detachable cover for a chair or sofa. 2》 a jacket or slip case for a book …   English new terms dictionary

  • Slip — Slip, n. [AS. slipe, slip.] 1. The act of slipping; as, a slip on the ice. [1913 Webster] 2. An unintentional error or fault; a false step. [1913 Webster] This good man s slip mended his pace to martyrdom. Fuller. [1913 Webster] 3. A twig… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slip dock — Slip Slip, n. [AS. slipe, slip.] 1. The act of slipping; as, a slip on the ice. [1913 Webster] 2. An unintentional error or fault; a false step. [1913 Webster] This good man s slip mended his pace to martyrdom. Fuller. [1913 Webster] 3. A twig… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Slip link — Slip Slip, n. [AS. slipe, slip.] 1. The act of slipping; as, a slip on the ice. [1913 Webster] 2. An unintentional error or fault; a false step. [1913 Webster] This good man s slip mended his pace to martyrdom. Fuller. [1913 Webster] 3. A twig… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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