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NOUN (7)

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

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

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

4. a position in a hierarchy or organization;
- Example: "Bob Dylan occupied the top slot for several weeks"
- Example: "she beat some tough competition for the number one slot"

5. the trail of an animal (especially a deer);
- Example: "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;
- Example: "the PC had three slots for additional memory"
[syn: slot, expansion slot]

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


VERB (1)

1. assign a time slot;
- Example: "slot a television program"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slot \Slot\, v. t. [See Slot a bar.] To shut with violence; to slam; as, to slot a door. [Obs. or Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slot \Slot\, n. [Cf. Icel. sl??, and E. sleuth.] The track of a deer; hence, a track of any kind. --Milton. [1913 Webster] As a bloodhound follows the slot of a hurt deer. --Sir W. Scott. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Slot \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. [1913 Webster] 2. A bolt or bar for fastening a door. [Prov. Eng.] [1913 Webster] 3. A narrow depression, perforation, or aperture; esp., one for the reception of a piece fitting or sliding in it. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

slot n 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] v 1: assign a time slot; "slot a television program"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

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