from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Of or pertaining to a slat; having slats.
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of slat.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Furnished with, made of, or covered with slats: as, a slatted frame.


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  • This has found its modern format in "slatted armour" which can be seen on American Strykers (pictured above left) and British Warriors but, inevitably, cannot be applied to lightly armoured vehicles.

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  • White linen-cambric frills, hemstitched by hand, and carefully crimped, were at our throats and wrists, and sunbonnets upon our heads, or rather, "slatted" hoods that could be folded at pleasure.

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  • Once the correct 'slatted' lighting effect has been achieved, the scene is shot with a very serious Hayden Christensen responding to Anakin's dialogue, and we move onto Shaak Ti's scene featuring my friend Orli Shoshan Blogs

  • Elsewhere there were odd boxes, on of which contained human remains, laid out in a kind of slatted coffin.

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  • Hundreds of padlocks in various shapes, etched with dates and couples' initials, have been affixed to the railings of the wooden slatted bridge.

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  • In fact, the last work shop I attended was clearly slatted for lit writers.

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  • The interior arrangements of the cubicles usually consist of beds of the double tier wooden slatted type, palliasses and two or three blankets supplied by the Retaining Power.

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  • Then the gag swung to the side with an abrupt swiftness, the great sail boomed like a cannon, and the three rows of reef-points slatted against the canvas like a volley of rifles.

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  • And when he knelt he found her squatting, in the far corner underneath, and in the slatted dark, saw only her eyes, wide and white.

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  • I studied the slatted wood on canted walls, shingles on lopsided roofs, the gray paint that peeled in strips and hung off eaves like embarrassed Spanish moss.

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