Slot Meaning And Definition

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Frequency: plural slots 1. A broad, flat, wooden bar, a slat, especially as used to secure a door, window, etc.
2. A metal bolt or wooden bar, especially as a crosspiece.
3. electrical A channel opening in the stator or rotor of a rotating machine for ventilation and insertion of windings.
4. slang, surfing The barrel or tube of a wave.

More! 1. A narrow depression, perforation, or aperture; especially, one for the reception of a piece fitting or sliding in it.
2. A gap in a schedule or sequence.
3. aviation The allocated time for an aircraft’s departure or arrival at an airport’s runway.
4. aviation In a flying display, the fourth position; after the leader and two wingmen.
5. computing A space in memory or on disk etc. in which a particular type of object can be stored. The game offers four save slots.
6. informal A slot machine designed for gambling.
7. slang The vagina.
8. The track of an animal, especially a deer.* 1819: “One is from Hexamshire; he is wont to trace the Tynedale and Teviotdale thieves, as a bloodhound follows the slot of a hurt deer.” — Walter Scott, Ivanhoe


Frequency: third-person singular simple present slots, present participle slotting, simple past and past participle slotted 1. obsolete To bolt or lock a door or window.
2. obsolete, UK, dialect To shut with violence; to slam. to slot a door
3. To put something (such as a coin) into a slot (narrow aperture)
4. To assign something or someone into a slot (gap in a schedule or sequence)

More! 1. To put something where it belongs.

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Noun: slotwise, slot-hound