Slot

Word SLOT
Character 4
Hyphenation slot
Pronunciations /slɒt/

Definitions and meanings of "Slot"

What do we mean by slot?

A narrow opening; a groove or slit. noun

A gap between a main and auxiliary airfoil to provide space for airflow and facilitate the smooth passage of air over the wing. noun

An assigned place in a sequence or schedule. noun

A position of employment in an organization or hierarchy. noun

An expansion slot. noun

A slot machine designed for gambling. noun

A space or gap between an end and a tackle in an offensive line. noun

An unmarked area in front of the goal between the face-off circles on an ice hockey rink. noun

To cut or make a slot or slots in. transitive verb

To put into or assign to a slot. transitive verb

The track or trail of a deer. noun

The fastening of a door; a bar; a bolt. noun

A piece of timber which connects or holds together larger pieces; a slat. noun

A small piece. noun

A castle; a fort. noun

A hollow. noun

In machinery, an elongated narrow depression or perforation; a rectangular recess or depression cut partially into the thickness of any piece, for the reception of another piece of similar form, as a key-seat in the eye of a wheel or pulley; an oblong hole or aperture formed throughout the entire thickness of a piece of metal, as for the reception of an adjusting-bolt. See cut under sheep-shears. noun

In a cable street-railroad, a narrow continuous opening between the rails, through which the grip on the car passes to connect with the traveling cable. noun

A broad, flat, wooden bar, a slat, especially as used to secure a door, window, etc.

A metal bolt or wooden bar, especially as a crosspiece.

An implement for baring, bolting, locking or securing a door, box, gate, lid, window or the like.

A channel opening in the stator or rotor of a rotating machine for ventilation and insertion of windings.

The barrel or tube of a wave.

Synonyms and Antonyms for Slot

The word "slot" in example sentences

Any idea how its going to intake a gamecube disc if the slot is the size of a normal DVD? ❋ Unknown (2006)

: title, which refers to the title slot defined in BASIC-WINDOW-FEATURES-MIXIN. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Another key slot is chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, which has oversight powers for a broad swath of business-regulation issues. ❋ Janet Hook (2010)

An invited anthology slot is still not a guaranteed buy. ❋ Unknown (2009)

So, no, I didn't edit Son of Man at all, but the choice to reprint this classic and under appreciated work, which makes my Top Twenty list for the best and most visionary of 20th Century SF, as opposed to the nigh-infinite number of other books that could have filled the slot, is the result of the "editorial process" here. ❋ Lou Anders (2009)

A slot is an interval of time during which an airline can takeoff or land its aircraft at an airport. ❋ Unknown (2010)

Put a piece of wire of an electronic lighter into the coin slot, switch it on, and you got yourself a free game. ❋ Unknown (2010)

According to FLO-TV, a subsidiary of Qualcomm, the 1 p. m.-2 p.m. time-slot is when consumers tend to take breaks, making it ideal for catching up on TV shows, news and other programming on their mobile phones. ❋ Unknown (2009)

According to FLO-TV, a subsidiary of Qualcomm, the 1 p. m.-2 p.m. time-slot is when consumers tend to take ... ❋ Unknown (2009)

Ultra low-cost Irish carrier RyanAir is thinking about putting a coin slot on lavatory doors so passengers will have to pay when they empty their loose change from their coin slot. ❋ Unknown (2009)

But ABC hopes to use the approach at other times of the year, taking advantage of a wrinkle in the TV market: the aggregate price for the local ads that air on all ABC stations in a particular ad slot is often higher than the price ABC can get for a single national ad. ❋ Sam Schechner (2010)

On the new site, an ad designed for a 15-second video spot will slide into the main slot on the page after a certain number of stories are viewed, similar to the way a commercial interrupts a show. ❋ Jessica E. Vascellaro (2010)

Not every slot is equal when it comes to exiting the parking lot. ❋ Unknown (2010)

A slot is the right to take off or land at an airport. ❋ Unknown (2010)

The reason many people no longer stick to the time-slot is their DVR, but also increasingly sites like Hulu, Joost, Fancast, CBS, NBC, etc. all of which are run by (or have deals with) the content owners. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Now, the slot is grey, the same color as the surrounding handle of the cart, and you can't see it unless you know what to look for. ❋ Unknown (2009)

A slot is an interval of time during which an aircraft can takeoff or land at an airport. ❋ Unknown (2010)

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