Noun: slot slót
Verb: slot (slotted,slotting) slót
- A small slit (as for inserting a coin or depositing mail)
"he put a quarter in the slot"
- A time assigned on a schedule or agenda
"the TV program has a new time slot"; "an aircraft landing slot";
- time slot
- A position in a hierarchy or organization
"Bob Dylan occupied the top slot for several weeks"; "she beat some tough competition for the number one slot"
- The trail of an animal (especially a deer)
"he followed the deer's slot over the soft turf to the edge of the trees"
- (computer) a socket in a microcomputer that will accept a plug-in circuit board
"the PC had three slots for additional memory";
- expansion slot
- A slot machine that is used for gambling
"they spend hours and hours just playing the slots";
- one-armed bandit
- A position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable
"he developed a version of slot grammar"
- Assign a time slot
"slot a television program"
Derived forms: slotted, slots, slotting
Type of: coin machine, interval, position, receptacle, schedule, slit, slot machine, spatial relation, status, time interval, trail