# slowSqueeze

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Type: `slowSqueeze :: Pattern Time -> Pattern a -> Pattern a`

**fastSqueeze** slows down a pattern according to the given time pattern. It is the `slow`

analogue to fastSqueeze.

If the time pattern only has a single value in a cycle, `slowSqueeze`

becomes equivalent to `slow`

:

`d1 $ slow "<2 4>" $ s "bd*8"`

is the same as

`d1 $ slowSqueeze "<2 4>" $ s "bd*8"`

but when the time pattern has *multiple* values in it the behavior is a little different! Instead, a slowed version of the pattern will be made for each value in the time pattern and then they're *all* combined together in a cycle, according to the structure of the time pattern. For example,

`d1 $ slowSqueeze "2 4 8 16" $ s "bd*8"`

is equivalent to

`d1 $ s "bd*4 bd*2 bd bd/2"`

and

`d1 $ slowSqueeze "2 4 [8 16]" $ s "bd*8"`

is equivalent to

`d1 $ s "bd*4 bd*2 [bd bd/2]"`