1. Describes atable with loosely woven, dirty, too-new or worn- (baize), upon which the balls move slower and shorter distances. See for more information.
2. Producing dull, sluggish ; said of cushions or of the balls, in addition to the , -related definition.
3. Unusually rejecting of balls; said of pockets; see (sense 1) for more information. "Fast" is the direct opposite of "slow" in all of these usages.