Slat Definition

slăt
slats, slatted, slatting
noun
slats
A thin, narrow strip of wood, metal, etc.
Slats of a Venetian blind.
Webster's New World
A movable auxiliary airfoil running along the leading edge of the wing of an airplane.
American Heritage
The ribs.
Webster's New World
The buttocks.
Webster's New World
Synonyms:
verb
slatted, slatting
To provide or make with slats.
Webster's New World
To throw forcefully.
Webster's New World
To beat; strike.
Webster's New World

(UK, dialect) To split; to crack.

Wiktionary

To set on; to incite.

Wiktionary
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Other Word Forms of Slat

Noun

Singular:
slat
Plural:
slats

Origin of Slat

  • Middle English sclat from Old French esclat splinter probably of Germanic origin

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Old French esclat.

    From Wiktionary

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