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
References in periodicals archive ?
However, the slating that we now find is frequently not British, but European or even Chinese.
You need to be careful in deciding whether to use the cheaper slates, and the advice of a good slating contractor is invaluable when it comes to deciding the quality of the slates you require.