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Definition of Slate

Noun: slate  sleyt

  1. A fine-grained metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers
  2. (formerly) a writing tablet made of slate
  3. Thin layers of rock used for roofing
    - slating
  4. [N. Amer] A list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices
    - ticket [N. Amer]
  5. A bluish-grey colour
Verb: slate  sleyt
  1. [N. Amer] Designate or schedule
    "He slated his talk for 9 AM"; "She was slated to be his successor"
  2. [N. Amer] Enter on a list or slate for an election
    "He was slated for borough president"
  3. Cover with slate
    "slate the roof"
  4. [Brit] Strongly criticize
    "she was slated for being fat"

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Anagrams containing the word slate

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