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slot 1

 (slŏt)
n.
1. A narrow opening; a groove or slit: a slot for coins in a vending machine; a mail slot.
2. A gap between a main and auxiliary airfoil to provide space for airflow and facilitate the smooth passage of air over the wing.
3.
a. An assigned place in a sequence or schedule: a new time slot for a TV program.
b. A position of employment in an organization or hierarchy.
4. Computers An expansion slot.
5. Informal A slot machine designed for gambling: lost $100 playing the slots.
6.
a. Football A space or gap between an end and a tackle in an offensive line.
b. Sports An unmarked area in front of the goal between the face-off circles on an ice hockey rink.
tr.v. slot·ted, slot·ting, slots
1. To cut or make a slot or slots in.
2. To put into or assign to a slot.

[Middle English, hollow of the breastbone, from Old French esclot.]

slot 2

 (slŏt)
n.
The track or trail of a deer.

[Obsolete French esclot, horse's hoofprint, from Old French, perhaps from Old Norse slōdh, track.]

slot

(slɒt)
n
1. an elongated aperture or groove, such as one in a vending machine for inserting a coin
2. (Aeronautics) an air passage in an aerofoil to direct air from the lower to the upper surface, esp the gap formed behind a slat
3. (Nautical Terms) a vertical opening between the leech of a foresail and a mast or the luff of another sail through which air spills from one against the other to impart forward motion
4. informal a place in a series or scheme
vb, slots, slotting or slotted
5. (tr) to furnish with a slot or slots
6. (usually foll by: in or into) to fit or adjust in a slot
7. informal to situate or be situated in a series or scheme
[C13: from Old French esclot the depression of the breastbone, of unknown origin]
ˈslotter n

slot

(slɒt)
n
(Zoology) the trail of an animal, esp a deer
[C16: from Old French esclot horse's hoof-print, probably of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse sloth track; see sleuth]

slot1

(slɒt)

n., v. slot•ted, slot•ting. n.
1. a slit or other narrow opening, esp. one for receiving something, as a coin or a letter.
2. a place or position, as in a sequence or series.
3. an assignment or job opening; position.
4. Informal. slot machine (def. 1).
5. a gap that is opened along the leading edge of an aircraft wing to improve airflow.
v.t.
7. to make a slot in; provide with a slot or slots.
8. to place or fit into a slot: You've been slotted for four o'clock.
v.i.
9. to fit or be placed in a slot.
[1300–50; Middle English: the hollow of the breastbone < Middle French esclot, of uncertain orig.]
slot′ter, n.

slot2

(slɒt)

n.
the track or trail of a deer or other animal, as shown by the marks of the feet.
[1565–75; < Anglo-French, Middle French esclot the hoofprint of a horse, probably < Old Norse slōth track, trail; compare sleuthhound]

slot


Past participle: slotted
Gerund: slotting

Imperative
slot
slot
Present
I slot
you slot
he/she/it slots
we slot
you slot
they slot
Preterite
I slotted
you slotted
he/she/it slotted
we slotted
you slotted
they slotted
Present Continuous
I am slotting
you are slotting
he/she/it is slotting
we are slotting
you are slotting
they are slotting
Present Perfect
I have slotted
you have slotted
he/she/it has slotted
we have slotted
you have slotted
they have slotted
Past Continuous
I was slotting
you were slotting
he/she/it was slotting
we were slotting
you were slotting
they were slotting
Past Perfect
I had slotted
you had slotted
he/she/it had slotted
we had slotted
you had slotted
they had slotted
Future
I will slot
you will slot
he/she/it will slot
we will slot
you will slot
they will slot
Future Perfect
I will have slotted
you will have slotted
he/she/it will have slotted
we will have slotted
you will have slotted
they will have slotted
Future Continuous
I will be slotting
you will be slotting
he/she/it will be slotting
we will be slotting
you will be slotting
they will be slotting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been slotting
you have been slotting
he/she/it has been slotting
we have been slotting
you have been slotting
they have been slotting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been slotting
you will have been slotting
he/she/it will have been slotting
we will have been slotting
you will have been slotting
they will have been slotting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been slotting
you had been slotting
he/she/it had been slotting
we had been slotting
you had been slotting
they had been slotting
Conditional
I would slot
you would slot
he/she/it would slot
we would slot
you would slot
they would slot
Past Conditional
I would have slotted
you would have slotted
he/she/it would have slotted
we would have slotted
you would have slotted
they would have slotted
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.slot - a position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable; "he developed a version of slot grammar"
spatial relation, position - the spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated; "the position of the hands on the clock"; "he specified the spatial relations of every piece of furniture on the stage"
2.slot - a small slit (as for inserting a coin or depositing mail); "he put a quarter in the slot"
coin slot - a slot through which coins can be inserted into a slot machine
mail slot - a slot (usually in a door) through which mail can be delivered
slit - a long narrow opening
3.slot - a time assigned on a schedule or agenda; "the TV program has a new time slot"; "an aircraft landing slot"
interval, time interval - a definite length of time marked off by two instants
4.slot - a position in a hierarchy or organization; "Bob Dylan occupied the top slot for several weeks"; "she beat some tough competition for the number one slot"
status, position - the relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society; "he had the status of a minor"; "the novel attained the status of a classic"; "atheists do not enjoy a favorable position in American life"
5.slot - the trail of an animal (especially a deer); "he followed the deer's slot over the soft turf to the edge of the trees"
trail - a track or mark left by something that has passed; "there as a trail of blood"; "a tear left its trail on her cheek"
6.slot - (computer) a socket in a microcomputer that will accept a plug-in circuit boardslot - (computer) a socket in a microcomputer that will accept a plug-in circuit board; "the PC had three slots for additional memory"
receptacle - an electrical (or electronic) fitting that is connected to a source of power and equipped to receive an insert
7.slot - a slot machine that is used for gambling; "they spend hours and hours just playing the slots"
fruit machine - a coin-operated gambling machine that produces random combinations of symbols (usually pictures of different fruits) on rotating dials; certain combinations win money for the player
coin machine, slot machine - a machine that is operated by the insertion of a coin in a slot
Verb1.slot - assign a time slot; "slot a television program"
schedule - plan for an activity or event; "I've scheduled a concert next week"

slot

noun
1. opening, hole, groove, vent, slit, aperture, channel He dropped a coin in the slot and dialled.
2. (Informal) place, time, space, spot, opening, position, window, vacancy, niche Visitors can book a time slot a week or more in advance.
verb
1. fit, slide, insert, put, place She slotted a fresh filter into the machine.

slot

noun
A post of employment:
Slang: gig.
Translations
فَتْحَةفُتْحَه، شَقمَوْقِع البَرنامجيَضَع في الفُتْحَه
otvorprogramový blokvsunoutzdířka
sprækkeklemme indlamellistesendetid
rakoreikäaukko
prorez
dagskrártímifinna staîrifa, rauf
スロット
동전 구멍
įsispraustiįspraustiskirtas laikas
atvēlētais laiksiespiestiespraustsprauga
programový blok
reža
öppning
ช่องที่แคบและยาว
yuvazamandelikkuşakyerine oturtmak/yerleştirmek
khe

slot

[slɒt]
A. N
1. (= hole) (in machine etc) → ranura f; (= groove) → muesca f
to put a coin in the slotmeter una moneda en la ranura
2. (= space) (in timetable, programme etc) → hueco m; (= advertising slot) → cuña f (publicitaria); (= job slot) → vacante f
B. VT to slot in(to) [+ object] → introducir or meter en (fig) [+ activity, speech] → incluir (en)
to slot a part into another partencajar una pieza en (la ranura de) otra pieza
to slot sth into placecolocar algo en su lugar
we can slot you into the programmete podemos dar un espacio en el programa, te podemos incluir en el programa
C. VIintroducirse
it doesn't slot in with the restno encaja con los demás
it slots in hereentra en esta ranura, encaja aquí
D. CPD slot machine N (at funfair) → tragaperras f inv; (= vending machine) → máquina f expendedora
slot meter Ncontador m

slot

[ˈslɒt]
n
(= slit) → fente f
I dropped a coin in the slot
(= time available) (in timetable)créneau m; (in TV, radio schedule)créneau m, plage f
vt
to slot sth into sth → encastrer qch dans qch, insérer qch dans qch
vi
to slot into → s'encastrer dans, s'insérer dans

slot

n (= opening)Schlitz m; (= groove)Rille f; (Comput) → Slot m, → Steckplatz m; (for aircraft to land etc: = time slot) → Slot m; (inf: = place) → Plätzchen nt (inf); (TV) → (gewohnte) Sendezeit; do we have a slot for this in our range?können wir das in unser Programm einbauen?

slot

[slɒt]
1. n (in machine) → fessura; (groove) → scanalatura (fig) (in timetable) (Radio, TV) → spazio
2. vt (object) → infilare (fig) (activity, speech) → inserire
3. vi to slot (into)inserirsi (in)

slot

(slot) noun
1. a small narrow opening, especially one to receive coins. I put the correct money in the slot, but the machine didn't start.
2. a (usually regular) position (in eg the schedule of television/radio programmes). The early-evening comedy slot.
verbpast tense, past participle ˈslotted
(with in or into) to fit (something) into a small space. He slotted the last piece of the puzzle into place; I managed to slot in my tea-break between two jobs.
slot machine
a machine, especially one containing cigarettes, sweets etc for sale, worked by putting a coin in a slot.

slot

فَتْحَة otvor sprække Schlitz υποδοχή ranura rako fente prorez fessura スロット 동전 구멍 sleuf åpning szczelina fenda, ranhura щель öppning ช่องที่แคบและยาว yuva khe 狭槽
References in classic literature ?
There is a slot on the outer side of the door by means of which a person who has left the room can shoot the bolt.
It was like the slot machines wherein one dropped pennies, and, with a metallic whirl of machinery had delivered to him a stick of chewing-gum or a tablet of chocolate.
The Slot was an iron crack that ran along the centre of Market Street, and from the Slot arose the burr of the ceaseless, endless cable that was hitched at will to the cars it dragged up and down.
The Slot was the metaphor that expressed the class cleavage of Society, and no man crossed this metaphor, back and forth, more successfully than Freddie Drummond.
As time went by, Freddie Drummond found himself more frequently crossing the Slot and losing himself in South of Market.
And he often found himself waiting with anticipation for the dreamy time to pass when he could cross the Slot and cut loose and play the devil.
So thoroughly was Bill Totts himself, so thoroughly a workman, a genuine denizen of South of the Slot, that he was as class- conscious as the average of his kind, and his hatred for a scab even exceeded that of the average loyal union man.
All seemed well with him, but Freddie Drummond could not quite shake off the call of the underworld, the lure of the free and open, of the unhampered, irresponsible life South of the Slot.
An eccentric disk upon the inside face of the door engaged a slot in the frame when it was desired to secure the door against intruders.
He put a penny into the slot of the gas-meter, and soon the flat was reeking with metallic fumes.
Seeders had finished his weakfish he got up, put his arm around Tildy's waist, kissed her loudly and impudently, walked out upon the street, snapped his fingers in the direction of the laundry, and hied himself to play pennies in the slot machines at the Amusement Arcade.
Some howled, some whimpered, others growled and raged at one another through the slots, and many maintained a silence of misery.