- Clutch slip occurs when the clutch tries to engage (when the pedal or lever is released), but the discs do not mate securely.
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slip friction clutch — noun a friction clutch that will slip when the torque is too great • Syn: ↑slip clutch • Hypernyms: ↑friction clutch * * * noun see slip friction … Useful english dictionary