Definition of 'slate'
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I wheedled Sandra the barmaid into letting me slate his next few pints. THE TARTAN RINGERS (2002)Pools of water remained on the slate flags inside; a brown line three inches up the wall marked the height of the flood. THE MAIN CAGES (2002)Maybe she'll let us chalk up another potato bug on the slate. SOMETHING IN THE WATER (2002)
The thought of riding the land with Hope had flowed deeply beneath his offer, like artesian water beneath a layer of unyielding slate. BEAUTIFUL DREAMER (2002)
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Translations for 'slate'
British English: slate /sleɪt/ NOUN
Slate is a dark grey rock that can be easily split into thin layers.
The roof was made of slate.
- American English: slate
- Arabic: ارْدِوَاز
- Brazilian Portuguese: ardósia
- Chinese: 石板
- Croatian: škriljevac
- Czech: břidlice
- Danish: skifer
- Dutch: lei
- European Spanish: pizarra roca
- Finnish: liuskekivi
- French: ardoise
- German: Schiefer
- Greek: σχιστόλιθος
- Italian: ardesia
- Japanese: スレート
- Korean: 슬레이트
- Norwegian: tavle
- Polish: łupek
- European Portuguese: ardósia
- Romanian: ardezie
- Russian: сланец
- Spanish: pizarra material rocoso
- Swedish: skiffer
- Thai: กระเบื้องหินชนวน
- Turkish: arduvaz
- Ukrainian: сланець
- Vietnamese: đá phiến
Definition of slate from the Collins English Dictionary
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