What does slab mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. slab(noun)

    block consisting of a thick piece of something


  1. slab(Noun)

    mud, sludge.

  2. slab(Noun)

    A large, flat shaped piece of material such as stone, concrete, clay, butter etc..

  3. slab(Noun)

    A paving stone, flagstone

  4. slab(Noun)

    the equivalent to a 12-bit byte in some computers

  5. slab(Noun)

    a box containing twenty-four 375ml aluminium cans of beer

  6. slab(Noun)

    full-size luxury pre-1980 GM vehicles, primarily Buick, Oldsmobile, and Cadillac

  7. slab(Verb)

    Slow, Loud And Bangin': A car that has been modified with equipment such as loudspeakers, lights, special paint, hydraulics, and any other accessories that add to the style of the vehicle.

    Slim thug - wood grain wheel - You ain't riding slab if them ain't swangas on ya ride.

  8. slab(Verb)

    To make something into a slab.

    Slim thug - wood grain wheel - You ain't riding slab if them ain't swangas on ya ride.

  9. Origin: From sclabbe, slabbe, of origin.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Slab(noun)

    a thin piece of anything, especially of marble or other stone, having plane surfaces

  2. Slab(noun)

    an outside piece taken from a log or timber in sawing it into boards, planks, etc

  3. Slab(noun)

    the wryneck

  4. Slab(noun)

    the slack part of a sail

  5. Slab(adj)

    thick; viscous

  6. Slab(noun)

    that which is slimy or viscous; moist earth; mud; also, a puddle

  7. Origin: [OE. slabbe, of uncertain origin; perhaps originally meaning, a smooth piece, and akin to slape, Icel. sleipr slippery, and E. slip, v. i.]


  1. Slab

    Slab, a fictional character in the Marvel Comics Universe. His first appearance was in X-Factor #74.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Slab

    slab, n. a thin slip of anything, esp. of stone, having plane surfaces: a piece sawed from a log.—v.t. to cut slabs from, as a log.—adj. Slab′-sid′ed, having long flat sides, tall and lank.—n. Slab′stone, flagstone. [Scand., Ice. sleppa, to slip, Norw. sleip, a slab of wood.]

  2. Slab

    slab, adj. thick.—n. mud.—adj. Slab′by, muddy. [Celt., Ir., and Gael. slaib, mud.]

The New Hacker's Dictionary

  1. slab

    1. n. A continuous horizontal line of pixels, all with the same color. 2. vi. To paint a slab on an output device. Apple's QuickDraw, like most other professional-level graphics systems, renders polygons and lines not with Bresenham's algorithm, but by calculating slab points for each scan line on the screen in succession, and then slabbing in the actual image pixels.

Suggested Resources

  1. SLAB

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of slab in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of slab in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. David Waldrep:

    We have a 500-pound slab of granite that’s been cut at two different angles, water runs up and down it 24/7.

  2. Martin Lockley:

    The concentration of mammal tracks on this site is orders of magnitude higher than any other site in the world, i don't think I've ever seen a slab this size, which is a couple of square meters, where you have over 70 footprints of so many different types. This is the mother lode of Cretaceous mammal tracks.

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