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    slate

    slate - Dictionary definition and meaning for word slate

    Definition
    (noun) (formerly) a writing tablet made of slate Definition
    (noun) thin layers of rock used for roofing
    Synonyms : slating
    Definition
    (noun) a fine-grained metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers Definition
    (noun) a list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices
    Synonyms : ticket
    Definition
    (verb) designate or schedule
    Example Sentence
    • He slated his talk for 9 AM
    • She was slated to be his successor
    Definition
    (verb) enter on a list or slate for an election
    Example Sentence
    • He was slated for borough president
    Definition
    (verb) cover with slate
    Example Sentence
    • slate the roof
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