Definitions for slatslæt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

slatslæt(n.; v.)slat•ted, slat•ting.

  1. (n.)a long, narrow strip of wood, metal, or the like used as a support for a bed, as one of the horizontal laths of a Venetian blind, etc.

  2. slats, Slang. the ribs. the buttocks.

  3. (v.t.)to furnish or make with slats.

Origin of slat:

1350–1400; ME sclat, slatt a slate < MF esclat splinter, fragment; see éclat

Princeton's WordNet

  1. slat, spline(verb)

    a thin strip (wood or metal)

  2. slat(verb)

    equip or bar with slats

    "Slat the windows"

  3. slat(verb)

    close the slats of (windows)

Wiktionary

  1. slat(Noun)

    A thin, narrow strip or bar of wood or metal.

    slats of a window blind

  2. slat(Noun)

    (aeronautical) A moveable control surface at the leading edge of a wing that when moved, changes the chord line of the airfoil, affecting the angle of attack. Employed in conjunction with flaps to allow for a lower stall speed in the landing attitude, facilitating slow flight.

  3. slat(Verb)

    To construct or provide with slats.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slat(noun)

    a thin, narrow strip or bar of wood or metal; as, the slats of a window blind

  2. Slat(verb)

    to slap; to strike; to beat; to throw down violently

  3. Slat(verb)

    to split; to crack

  4. Slat(verb)

    to set on; to incite. See 3d Slate

Freebase

  1. Slat, Kentucky

    Slat is an unincorporated community in Wayne County, Kentucky, United States. Its post office is closed.


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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

slat(noun)

a thin strip of wood, metal etc.

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