American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A narrow opening; a groove or slit: a slot for coins in a vending machine; a mail slot.
- n. A gap between a main and auxiliary airfoil to provide space for airflow and facilitate the smooth passage of air over the wing.
- n. An assigned place in a sequence or schedule: a new time slot for a TV program.
- n. A position of employment in an organization or hierarchy.
- n. Computer Science An expansion slot.
- n. Informal A slot machine designed for gambling: lost $100 playing the slots.
- n. Football A space or gap between an end and a tackle in an offensive line.
- n. Sports An unmarked area in front of the goal between the face-off circles on an ice hockey rink.
- v. To cut or make a slot or slots in.
- v. To put into or assign to a slot.
- n. The track or trail of an animal, especially a deer.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The fastening of a door; a bar; a bolt.
- n. A piece of timber which connects or holds together larger pieces; a slat.
- n. A small piece.
- n. A castle; a fort.
- n. A hollow. A hollow in a hill or between two ridges.
- n. 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.
- n. 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.
- n. A trapdoor in the stage of a theater.
- n. A hollow tuck in a cap, or other part of the dress.
- n. A hem or casing prepared for receiving a string, as at the mouth of a bag.
- To slit; cut; gash.
- To provide with a slot or groove; hollow out.
- In coal-mining, same as hole, 3 .
- n. The track of a deer, as followed by the scent or by the mark of the foot; any such track, trace, or trail.
- To track by the slot, as deer. Compare slothound.
- To shut with violence; slam.
- n. A broad, flat, wooden bar, a slat, especially as used to secure a door, window, etc.
- n. A metal bolt or wooden bar, especially as a crosspiece.
- n. electrical A channel opening in the stator or rotor of a rotating machine for ventilation and insertion of windings.
- n. slang, surfing surfing term for the barrel or tube of a wave.
- v. obsolete To bolt or lock a door or window.
- n. A narrow depression, perforation, or aperture; especially, one for the reception of a piece fitting or sliding in it.
- n. A gap in a schedule or sequence.
- n. aviation The allocated time for an aircraft's departure or arrival at an airport's runway.
- n. aviation In a flying display, the fourth position; after the leader and two wingmen.
- n. computing A space in memory or on disk etc. in which a particular type of object can be stored.
- n. informal A slot machine designed for gambling.
- n. slang The vagina.
- v. To put something (such as a coin) into a slot (narrow aperture)
- v. To assign something or someone into a slot (gap in a schedule or sequence)
- v. To put something where it belongs.
- n. The track of an animal, especially a deer.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A broad, flat, wooden bar; a slat or sloat.
- n. Prov. Eng. A bolt or bar for fastening a door.
- n. A narrow depression, perforation, or aperture; esp., one for the reception of a piece fitting or sliding in it.
- v. Obs. or Prov. Eng. To shut with violence; to slam.
- n. The track of a deer; hence, a track of any kind.
- n. (computer) a socket in a microcomputer that will accept a plug-in circuit board
- n. a slot machine that is used for gambling
- n. a small slit (as for inserting a coin or depositing mail)
- n. a time assigned on a schedule or agenda
- n. the trail of an animal (especially a deer)
- v. assign a time slot
- n. a position in a hierarchy or organization
- n. a position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable
- From Old French esclot, from Old Norse slóð ("track"). Compare sleuth. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, hollow of the breastbone, from Old French esclot.Obsolete French esclot, horse's hoofprint, from Old French, perhaps from Old Norse slōdh, track. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“Put a piece of wire of an electronic lighter into the coin slot, switch it on, and you got yourself a free game.”
“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.”
“Not every slot is equal when it comes to exiting the parking lot.”
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“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.”
“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.”
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“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.”
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