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Slates for covering roofs, walls, or other surfaces.
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1. (Building) the act or process of laying slates
2. (Building) slates collectively, or material for making slates
informal chiefly Brit a severe reprimand or critical attack
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|Noun||1.||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"|
|3.||slating - the act of laying slates for a roof|
roofing - the craft of a roofer
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