slots

4 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Slot \Slot\, noun [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.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Slot \Slot\, verb (used with an object) [See {Slot} a bar.] To shut with violence; to slam; as, to slot a door. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Slot \Slot\, noun [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.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

slot

noun

1: a position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable; "he developed a version of slot grammar"

2: a small slit (as for inserting a coin or depositing mail); "he put a quarter in the slot"

3: a time assigned on a schedule or agenda; "the TV program has a new time slot"; "an aircraft landing slot" [syn: {time slot}, {slot}]

4: 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"

5: 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: (computer) a socket in a microcomputer that will accept a plug-in circuit board; "the PC had three slots for additional memory" [syn: {slot}, {expansion slot}]

7: a slot machine that is used for gambling; "they spend hours and hours just playing the slots" [syn: {slot}, {one-armed bandit}]

verb

1: assign a time slot; "slot a television program"


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