Sloat vs Slot - What's the difference?
As a noun sloat
is a narrow piece of timber that holds together large pieces; a slat.
As a verb slot is
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A narrow piece of timber that holds together large pieces; a slat.
- the sloats of a cart
From (etyl) slot or (etyl) .
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.
(obsolete) To bolt or lock a door or window.
(obsolete, transitive, UK, dialect) To shut with violence; to slam.
- to slot a door
From Old French esclot , of unknown origin.
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.
(informal) A slot machine designed for gambling.
(slang) The vagina.
* 2006 , Shelby Reed, Madison Hayes, Love a Younger Man (page 165)
- The game offers four save slots .
* 2006 , Rod Waleman, The Stepdaughters (page 20)
- 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.
- 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.
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.
, date=December 29
, author=Chris Whyatt
, title=Chelsea 1 - 0 Bolton
, passage=And Stamford Bridge erupted with joy as Florent Malouda slotted in a cross from Drogba, who had stayed just onside. }}
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From (etyl) esclot, from (etyl) . Compare (sleuth).
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