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English noun: slot

1. slot (communication) a position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable


SamplesHe developed a version of slot grammar.


Broader (hypernym)position, spatial relation

2. slot (artifact) a small slit (as for inserting a coin or depositing mail)


SamplesHe put a quarter in the slot.


Broader (hypernym)slit


Narrower (hyponym)coin slot, mail slot

3. slot (time) a time assigned on a schedule or agenda


SamplesThe TV program has a new time slot.
An aircraft landing slot.


Synonymstime slot


Broader (hypernym)interval, time interval

4. slot (state) a position in a hierarchy or organization


SamplesBob Dylan occupied the top slot for several weeks.
She beat some tough competition for the number one slot.


Broader (hypernym)position, status

5. slot (object) the trail of an animal (especially a deer)


SamplesHe followed the deer's slot over the soft turf to the edge of the trees.


Broader (hypernym)trail

6. slot (artifact) (computer) a socket in a microcomputer that will accept a plug-in circuit board


SamplesThe PC had three slots for additional memory.


Synonymsexpansion slot


Broader (hypernym)receptacle


Domain categorycomputer, computing device, computing machine, data processor, electronic computer, information processing system

7. slot (artifact) a slot machine that is used for gambling


SamplesThey spend hours and hours just playing the slots.


Synonymsone-armed bandit


Broader (hypernym)coin machine, slot machine


Narrower (hyponym)fruit machine


English verb: slot

1. slot (cognition) assign a time slot


SamplesSlot a television program.


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something


Broader (hypernym)schedule









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