HyperDic: slot

English > 8 senses of the word slot:
NOUNcommunicationslota position in a grammatical linguistic / linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable
artifactslota small slit (as for inserting a coin or depositing mail / mail)
timeslot, time slota time assigned on a schedule or agenda
stateslota position in a hierarchy or organization
objectslotthe trail of an animal (especially a deer)
artifactslot, expansion slot(computer) a socket in a microcomputer that will accept a plug-in circuit board
artifactslot, one-armed bandita slot machine that is used for gambling
VERBcognitionslotassign a time slot
slot > pronunciation
Soundsslaa't
Rhymesaforethought ... yacht: 79 rhymes with aat...
English > slot: 8 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA position in a grammatical linguistic / linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable.
Example"he developed a version of slot grammar"
Broaderposition, spatial relationThe spatial property of a place where or way in which something is situated
English > slot: 8 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA small slit (as for inserting a coin or depositing mail / mail).
Example"he put a quarter in the slot"
Narrowercoin slotA slot through which coins can be inserted into a slot machine
mail slotA slot (usually in a door) through which mail can be delivered
BroaderslitA long narrow opening
Spanishranura
Catalanranura
English > slot: 8 senses > noun 3, time
MeaningA time assigned on a schedule or agenda.
Examples
  • "the TV program has a new time slot"
  • "an aircraft landing slot"
Synonymtime slot
Broadertime interval, intervalA definite length of time marked off by two instants
Verbsslotassign a time slot
English > slot: 8 senses > noun 4, state
MeaningA position in a hierarchy or organization.
Examples
  • "Bob Dylan occupied the top slot for several weeks"
  • "she beat some tough competition for the number one slot"
Broaderstatus, positionThe relative position or standing of things or especially persons in a society
English > slot: 8 senses > noun 5, object
MeaningThe trail of an animal (especially a deer).
Example"he followed the deer's slot over the soft turf to the edge of the trees"
BroadertrailA track or mark left by something that has passed
English > slot: 8 senses > noun 6, artifact
Meaning(computer) a socket in a microcomputer that will accept a plug-in circuit board.
Example"the PC had three slots for additional memory"
Synonymexpansion slot
Categorycomputer, computing machine, computing device, data processor, electronic computer, information processing systemA machine for performing calculations automatically
BroaderreceptacleAn electrical (or electronic) fitting that is connected to a source of power and equipped to receive an insert
Spanishranura de expansión, ranura
Catalanranura d'expansió
English > slot: 8 senses > noun 7, artifact
MeaningA slot machine that is used for gambling.
Example"they spend hours and hours just playing the slots"
Synonymone-armed bandit
Narrowerfruit machineA coin-operated gambling machine that produces random combinations of symbols (usually pictures of different fruits) on rotating dials
Broaderslot machine, coin machineA machine that is operated by the insertion of a coin in a slot
Spanishmáquina tragaperras, tragamonedas, tragaperras
Catalanescurabutxaques, màquina escurabutxaques
English > slot: 8 senses > verb 1, cognition
MeaningAssign a time slot.
PatternSomebody ----s something
Example"slot a television program"
Broaderscheduleplan for an activity or event
Nounsslota time assigned on a schedule or agenda

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