slating


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slat·ing

 (slā′tĭng)
n.
Slates for covering roofs, walls, or other surfaces.

slating

(ˈsleɪtɪŋ)
n
1. (Building) the act or process of laying slates
2. (Building) slates collectively, or material for making slates

slating

(ˈsleɪtɪŋ)
n
informal chiefly Brit a severe reprimand or critical attack
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slating - thin layers of rock used for roofing
roofing material - building material used in constructing roofs
2.slating - a severely critical attack; "the reviewers gave his book a sound slating"
criticism, unfavorable judgment - disapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings; "the senator received severe criticism from his opponent"
3.slating - the act of laying slates for a roof
roofing - the craft of a roofer
Translations

slating

n (Brit inf) → Verriss m; to give somebody a slatingjdn zusammenstauchen (inf); to get a slatingzusammengestaucht werden (inf); (play, performance etc) → verrissen werden
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