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After four miles or so the road reaches a great grey slab of a building. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Massive cliffs and huge slabs rise all around. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The chances are you need a big slab of red meat to wake you up. The Sun (2013)None of them is worthy of a stone slab. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Some old carpet on a slab of wood makes a window seat. Times, Sunday Times (2006)He examined the stone slab floor and in one of the slabs discovered a ring. Dictionary of Mind, Body and Spirit (1994)Another slab of wood pulls down from the wall of the pod to serve as his desk. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The only way to keep it away would be to pour a thick concrete slab over the whole garden. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Three big slabs of toast heaped with very fresh crab were lightly dressed and had an exciting kick of chilli. Times, Sunday Times (2006)At least 49 people died when massive steel beams and concrete slabs crashed to the ground. The Sun (2006)You enter a lobby lined with great slabs of marble, swirled with honey and caramel. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The couple sat in fear for 20 minutes as bricks and paving slabs were hurled through windows. The Sun (2012)The tunnels are sometimes fortified by concrete slabs, and some are equipped with electricity and phone lines. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A sense of divine call is the great slab of bedrock upon which ministry rests. Christianity Today (2000)FINDING the motivation to swerve my onesie and a fat slab of cake is always a mental slog. The Sun (2014)And huge slabs of seafood. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Dad blows out his candles and opens presents and they devour slabs of cake while I sit there feeling wretched. Times, Sunday Times (2011)
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Translations for 'slab'
British English: slab NOUN
A slab of something is a thick, flat piece of it.
...slabs of stone.
Definition of slab from the Collins English Dictionary
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