English-Norwegian translation of lax

Translation of the word lax from english to norwegian, with synonyms, antonyms, verb conjugation, pronunciation, anagrams, examples of use.

lax in Norwegian

behavioradjective slapp, løslig, slepphendt
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Definitions of lax
1. lax - lacking in strength or firmness or resilience; "a lax rope"; "a limp handshake"
  tense taut or rigid; stretched tight; "tense piano strings"
  loose not compact or dense in structure or arrangement; "loose gravel"
  droopy, sagging, drooping hanging down (as from exhaustion or weakness)
  limp not firm; "wilted lettuce"
  floppy hanging limply; "a spaniel with floppy ears"
  slack, loose flowing with little speed as e.g. at the turning of the tide; "slack water"
  loose-jointed loosely articulated or constructed; "a loose-jointed paragraph"
  tensionless free from tension
2. lax - lacking in rigor or strictness; "such lax and slipshod ways are no longer acceptable"; "lax in attending classes"; "slack in maintaining discipline"
  negligent characterized by neglect and undue lack of concern; "negligent parents"; "negligent of detail"; "negligent in his correspondence"
3. lax - emptying easily or excessively; "loose bowels"
  unconstipated, regular not constipated
4. lax - pronounced with muscles of the tongue and jaw relatively relaxed (e.g., the vowel sound in `bet')
  tense taut or rigid; stretched tight; "tense piano strings"
  phonetics the branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis
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