HyperDic: slating

English > 3 senses of the word slating:
NOUNsubstanceslating, slatethin layers of rock used for roofing
communicationslatinga severely critical attack / attack
actslatingthe act of laying slates for a roof
slating > pronunciation
Soundssley'tihng
Rhymesabducting ... zoning: 2044 rhymes with ihng...
English > slating: 3 senses > noun 1, substance
MeaningThin layers of rock used for roofing.
Synonymslate
Broaderroofing materialbuilding material used in constructing roofs
Spanishpizarra
Catalanllicorella
English > slating: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA severely critical attack / attack.
Example"the reviewers gave his book a sound slating"
Broadercriticism, unfavorable judgmentdisapproval expressed by pointing out faults or shortcomings
English > slating: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe act of laying slates for a roof.
BroaderroofingThe craft of a roofer
Verbsslatecover with slate

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