sleep = S = slop

slim n.

A small, derivative change (e.g., to code).

--The Jargon File version 4.3.1, ed. ESR, autonoded by rescdsk.

Slim (?), a. [Compar. Slimmer (?); superl. Slimmest.] [Formerly, bad, worthless, weak, slight, awry, fr. D. slim; akin to G. schlimm, MHG. slimp oblique, awry; of uncertain origin. The meaning of the English word seems to have been influenced by slender.]

1.

Worthless; bad.

[Prov. Eng. & Scot.]

2.

Weak; slight; unsubstantial; poor; as, a slim argument.

"That was a slim excuse."

Barrow.

3.

Of small diameter or thickness in proportion to the height or length; slender; as, a slim person; a slim tree.

Grose.

 

© Webster 1913.

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