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    slot - Dictionary definition and meaning for word slot

    Definition
    (noun) a position in a grammatical linguistic construction in which a variety of alternative units are interchangeable
    Example Sentence
    • he developed a version of slot grammar
    Definition
    (noun) a small slit (as for inserting a coin or depositing mail)
    Example Sentence
    • he put a quarter in the slot
    Definition
    (noun) a time assigned on a schedule or agenda
    Synonyms : time slot
    Example Sentence
    • the TV program has a new time slot
    • an aircraft landing slot
    Definition
    (noun) a position in a hierarchy or organization
    Example Sentence
    • Bob Dylan occupied the top slot for several weeks
    • she beat some tough competition for the number one slot
    Definition
    (noun) the trail of an animal (especially a deer)
    Example Sentence
    • he followed the deer's slot over the soft turf to the edge of the trees
    Definition
    (noun) (computer) a socket in a microcomputer that will accept a plug-in circuit board
    Synonyms : expansion slot
    Example Sentence
    • the PC had three slots for additional memory
    Definition
    (noun) a slot machine that is used for gambling
    Synonyms : one-armed bandit
    Example Sentence
    • they spend hours and hours just playing the slots
    Definition
    (verb) assign a time slot
    Example Sentence
    • slot a television program
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