Sloat vs Slot - What's the difference?

sloat | slot |


As a noun sloat

is a narrow piece of timber that holds together large pieces; a slat.

As a verb slot is

(sluta).

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sloat

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A narrow piece of timber that holds together large pieces; a slat.
  • the sloats of a cart
    (Webster 1913) ----

    slot

    English

    (wikipedia slot)

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) slot or (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A broad, flat, wooden bar, a slat, especially as used to secure a door, window, etc.
  • A metal bolt or wooden bar, especially as a crosspiece.
  • (electrical) A channel opening in the stator or rotor of a rotating machine for ventilation and insertion of windings.
  • (slang, surfing) The barrel or tube of a wave.
  • Verb

  • (obsolete) To bolt or lock a door or window.
  • (obsolete, transitive, UK, dialect) To shut with violence; to slam.
  • to slot a door

    Etymology 2

    From Old French esclot , of unknown origin.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A narrow depression, perforation, or aperture; especially, one for the reception of a piece fitting or sliding in it.
  • A gap in a schedule or sequence.
  • (aviation) The allocated time for an aircraft's departure or arrival at an airport's runway.
  • (aviation) In a flying display, the fourth position; after the leader and two wingmen.
  • (computing) A space in memory or on disk etc. in which a particular type of object can be stored.
  • The game offers four save slots .
  • (informal) A slot machine designed for gambling.
  • (slang) The vagina.
  • * 2006 , Shelby Reed, Madison Hayes, Love a Younger Man (page 165)
  • She'd like him jammed into her slot , like him to crank into her and she didn't think ignition would be far off if he did.
  • * 2006 , Rod Waleman, The Stepdaughters (page 20)
  • Valerie sighed with pleasure as her husband skillfully found her slot and inserted the head of his straining prick inside, then bucked its thick-stemmed length all the way up her sex-channel.
    Derived terms
    * slotwise

    Verb

  • To put something (such as a coin) into a slot (narrow aperture)
  • To assign something or someone into a slot (gap in a schedule or sequence)
  • To put something where it belongs.
  • * {{quote-news
  • , year=2010 , date=December 29 , author=Chris Whyatt , title=Chelsea 1 - 0 Bolton , work=BBC citation , page= , passage=And Stamford Bridge erupted with joy as Florent Malouda slotted in a cross from Drogba, who had stayed just onside. }}

    Derived terms

    * slot in

    Etymology 3

    From (etyl) esclot, from (etyl) . Compare (sleuth).

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • The track of an animal, especially a deer.
  • :* 1819': “One is from Hexamshire; he is wont to trace the Tynedale and Teviotdale thieves, as a bloodhound follows the '''slot of a hurt deer.” — Walter Scott, ''Ivanhoe
  • Derived terms
    * slot-hound

    See also

    * close * sluice

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