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  • n. Plural form of slot.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of slot.

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Examples

  • The idea of my local library doing anything more than providing a basic Internet connection at a few ropey old terminals in half-hour time slots is impossible to contemplate.

    Libraries

  • The coin slots say "15 Kopeks," but I think at that time all the USSR satellite states used that denomination.

    Boing Boing

  • The competition for the slots is subject to aggressive lobbying by airlines, airports, politicians and local business organizations.

    Airline buy opens up slots at Reagan

  • Probably checking the coin slots of vending machines for loose change and playing Rack-O with my grandmother, who I call “D.D.”

    2009 March | Johnny B. Truant

  • There also is sentiment to fold in 32 postseason slots from the NCAA-run National Invitation Tournament, placing those teams and their players into the game's marquee event rather than a consolation tournament.

    Size of tournament, conference expansion lead NCAA agenda

  • The market price of slots is already independent of MTOW and very much subject to peak pricing.

    Matthew Yglesias » Runway Pricing

  • Treasury officials say that one of the two slots is required to be filled by a Republican and that Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell tapped Blahous, an assertion McConnell guy Don Stewart confirms.

    HUFFPOST HILL - OCTOBER 28TH, 2010

  • Transportation Department to award four pairs of daily slots from the U.S. to Haneda.

    Five U.S. airlines apply for slots at Tokyo's Haneda Airport

  • Realistically, one of these slots is likely to go to Steve Carell, which is fine -- and to Monk's Tony Shalhoub, which is less fine.

    Who should receive Emmy nominations? Tough call

  • Unless the number of training slots is significantly increased — and there are no plans for such an increase — the number of doctors being trained in the U.S. will remain fixed where it has been for more than two decades.

    Letters to the Editor

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