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  • adj. Resembling a slab.


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slab +‎ -like


  • As recently as this summer, the slablike rock -- lying flat, the name still faintly visible beneath a coat of white paint -- remained by the gated entrance to the camp.

    Rick Perry 'Niggerhead' Rock: Is GOP Candidate Racially Insensitive?

  • There's no great dearth of terrines, no dreadful famine of chicken liver parfait and, as far as I'm aware, the meatpaste market still thrives in its own quiet way, but where oh where are the great slablike pâtés of my youth?

    How to make pâté

  • They stood on an upper floor looking down into a circular pit within which slablike tables and numerous cages were visible.

    The Lives of Felix Gunderson

  • The same impulse led Puerto Ricans in New York to build casitas, small, brightly painted island-style houses, in vacant lots in the Bronx or Spanish Harlem to offset the surrounding slablike tenement buildings.

    Mambo On My Mind

  • As Locke and Jean stumbled to their feet, the door on the wall opposite the window slammed open, and in stepped a broad-shouldered man with the slablike muscles of a stevedore or a smith.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • He was a slablike man from the Vietnam era and seemed to fill up his store.

    7th Heaven

  • Father had glowered at her — an expression his slablike face seemed designed for — but she ignored him.

    Sun of Suns

  • Mr. Marden distilled the basic elements of the image into slablike planes of gray-green (background), gray-gray (garments) and grayed pink (flesh).

    Archive 2006-11-01

  • The outer walls were of a white granite, reinforced with lifeforce, almost slablike.

    Cadmian's Choice

  • His face was round and slablike, his mouth ringed with muscle, his brows jutted like an ape's.

    Orphans of Chaos


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