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Noun: slot  slót
  1. A small slit (as for inserting a coin or depositing mail)
    "he put a quarter in the slot"
     
  2. A time assigned on a schedule or agenda
    "the TV program has a new time slot"; "an aircraft landing slot";
    - time slot
     
  3. 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"
     
  4. The trail of an animal (especially a deer)
    "he followed the deer's slot over the soft turf to the edge of the trees"
     
  5. (computer) a socket in a microcomputer that will accept a plug-in circuit board
    "the PC had three slots for additional memory";
    - expansion slot
     
  6. A slot machine that is used for gambling
    "they spend hours and hours just playing the slots";
    - one-armed bandit
     
  7. A position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable
    "he developed a version of slot grammar"
Verb: slot (slotted,slotting)  slót
  1. 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

Encyclopedia: Slot