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Meaning of SLAT

Pronunciation:  slat

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a thin strip (wood or metal)
  2. [v]  close the slats of (windows)
  3. [v]  bar with slats
  4. [v]  equip with slats; "Slat the windows"
 

SLAT is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: spline
 
 See Also: bar, close, fin, furnish, lag, lath, louver, louvre, provide, render, shut, splat, stave, strip, supply, Venetian blind

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Slat\, n. [CF. {Slot} a bar.]
    A thin, narrow strip or bar of wood or metal; as, the slats
    of a window blind.
    
    
  2. \Slat\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Slatted}; p. pr. & vb. n.
    {Slatting}.] [OE. slatten; cf. Icel. sletta to slap, to dab.]
    1. To slap; to strike; to beat; to throw down violently.
       [Prov. Eng. & Colloq. U.S.]
    
             How did you kill him? Slat[t]ed his brains out.
                                                   --Marston.
    
    2. To split; to crack. [Prov. Eng.] --Halliwell.
    
    3. To set on; to incite. See 3d {Slate}. [Prov. Eng.]
    
    
 

 

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