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Meaning of SLOT

Pronunciation:  slât

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a small slit (as for inserting a coin or depositing mail); "he put a quarter in the slot"
  2. [n]  a slot machine that is used for gambling; "they spend hours and hours just playing the slots"
  3. [n]  (computers) a socket in a microcomputer that will accept a plug-in circuit board; "the PC had three slots for additional memory"
  4. [n]  a position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable; "he developed a version of slot grammar"
  5. [n]  the trail of an animal (especially a deer); "he followed the deer's slot over the soft turf to the edge of the trees"
  6. [n]  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"
  7. [n]  a time assigned on a schedule or agenda; "the TV program has a new time slot"; "an aircraft landing slot"
  8. [v]  assign a time slot; "slot a television programs"
 

SLOT is a 4 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: expansion slot, one-armed bandit, time slot
 
 See Also: coin machine, coin slot, fruit machine, interval, mail slot, position, position, receptacle, schedule, slit, slot machine, spatial relation, status, time interval, trail

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. \Slot\, n. [LG. & D. slot a lock, from a verb meaning to
    close., to shut, D. sluiten; akin to G. schliessen, OHG.
    sliozan, OFries. sl?ta, and probably to L. claudere. Cf.
    {Close}, {Sluice}.]
    1. A broad, flat, wooden bar; a slat or sloat.
    
    2. A bolt or bar for fastening a door. [Prov. Eng.]
    
    3. A narrow depression, perforation, or aperture; esp., one
       for the reception of a piece fitting or sliding in it.
    
    
  2. \Slot\, v. t. [See {Slot} a bar.]
    To shut with violence; to slam; as, to slot a door. [Obs. or
    Prov. Eng.]
    
    
  3. \Slot\, n. [Cf. Icel. sl??, and E. sleuth.]
    The track of a deer; hence, a track of any kind. --Milton.
    
          As a bloodhound follows the slot of a hurt deer. --Sir
                                                   W. Scott.
    
    
 

 

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