slot
Pronunciation Noun

slot (plural slots)

  1. A broad, flat, wooden bar, a slat, especially as used to secure a door, window, etc.
  2. A metal bolt or wooden bar, especially as a crosspiece.
  3. (Scotland, Northern England) An implement for baring, bolting, locking or securing a door, box, gate, lid, window or the like.
  4. (electrical) A channel opening in the stator or rotor of a rotating machine for ventilation and insertion of windings.
  5. (slang, surfing) The barrel or tube of a wave.
Translations Translations Verb

slot (slots, present participle slotting; past and past participle slotted)

  1. (obsolete, Scotland, Northern England) To bar, bolt or lock a door or window.
  2. (obsolete, transitive, UK, dialectal) To shut with violence; to slam.
    to slot a door
Noun

slot (plural slots)

  1. A narrow depression, perforation, or aperture; especially, one for the reception of a piece fitting or sliding in it.
  2. A gap in a schedule or sequence.
  3. (aviation) The allocated time for an aircraft's departure or arrival at an airport's runway.
  4. (aviation) In a flying display, the fourth position; after the leader and two wingmen.
  5. (computing) A space in memory or on disk etc. in which a particular type of object can be stored.
    The game offers four save slots.
  6. (informal) A slot machine designed for gambling.
    I walked past the poker tables and went straight to the slots.
  7. (slang) The vagina.
  8. The track of an animal, especially a deer; spoor.
  9. (Antarctica) A crack or fissure in a glacier or snowfield; a chasm; a crevasse.
Translations Translations
  • German: Startfenster
Translations Translations Verb

slot (slots, present participle slotting; past and past participle slotted)

  1. To put something (such as a coin) into a slot (narrow aperture)
  2. To assign something or someone into a slot (gap in a schedule or sequence)
  3. To put something where it belongs.
  4. (slang, Rhodesia, in the context of the Rhodesian Bush War) To kill.
  5. (Antarctica) To fall, or cause to fall, into a crevasse.



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