Definition Of slot


a long, narrow aperture or slit in a machine for something to be inserted.

he slid a coin into the slot of the jukebox

an allotted place in an arrangement or plan such as a broadcasting schedule.

a late-night television slot

name given in World War II by US forces to New Georgia Sound, in the central Solomon Islands. Japanese forces trying to defend Guadalcanal were seen as coming consistently down this passage from the northwest.

place (something) into a long, narrow aperture.

he slotted a cassette into the tape machine

the track of a deer, visible as slotted footprints in soft ground.

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Example Of slot

  • A slot had to be marked out and cut out on the side of the case for the motherboard I / O plate to fit in.

  • a late-night television slot

  • a screwdriver fitted into the slot

  • Additionally, ITV would be allowed to move the Monday to Thursday bulletin to a later slot on 52 times a year.

  • An accessory pack full of the usual stuff including various screws, stands, slot covers, etc was included.

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