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Found 3 items, similar to Slate.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: slate batu tulis, daftar
English → English (WordNet) Definition: slate slate n 1: (formerly) a writing tablet made of slate 2: thin layers of rock used for roofing [syn: slating] 3: a fine-grained metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers 4: a list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices [syn: ticket] slate v 1: designate or schedule; “He slated his talk for 9 AM”; “She was slated to be his successor” 2: enter on a list or slate for an election; “He was slated for borough president” 3: cover with slate; “slate the roof”
English → English (gcide) Definition: Slate Slate \Slate\ (sl[=a]t), n. [OE. slat, sclat, OF. esclat a shiver, splinter, F. ['e]clat, fr. OF. esclater to shiver, to chip, F. ['e]clater, fr. OHG. sleizen to tear, slit, split, fr. sl[=i]zan to slit, G. schleissen. See Slit, v. t., and cf. Eclat.] 1. (Min.) An argillaceous rock which readily splits into thin plates; argillite; argillaceous schist. [1913 Webster] 2. Any rock or stone having a slaty structure. [1913 Webster] 3. A prepared piece of such stone. Especially: (a) A thin, flat piece, for roofing or covering houses, etc. (b) A tablet for writing upon. [1913 Webster] 4. An artificial material, resembling slate, and used for the above purposes. [1913 Webster] 5. A thin plate of any material; a flake. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 6. (Politics) A list of candidates, prepared for nomination or for election; a list of candidates, or a programme of action, devised beforehand. [Cant, U.S.] --Bartlett. [1913 Webster] Adhesive slate (Min.), a kind of slate of a greenish gray color, which absorbs water rapidly, and adheres to the tongue; whence the name. Aluminous slate, or Alum slate (Min.), a kind of slate containing sulphate of alumina, -- used in the manufacture of alum. Bituminous slate (Min.), a soft species of sectile clay slate, impregnated with bitumen. Hornblende slate (Min.), a slaty rock, consisting essentially of hornblende and feldspar, useful for flagging on account of its toughness. Slate ax or Slate axe, a mattock with an ax end, used in shaping slates for roofs, and making holes in them for the nails. Slate clay (Geol.), an indurated clay, forming one of the alternating beds of the coal measures, consisting of an infusible compound of alumina and silica, and often used for making fire bricks. --Tomlinson. Slate globe, a globe the surface of which is made of an artificial slatelike material. Slate pencil, a pencil of slate, or of soapstone, used for writing on a slate. Slate rocks (Min.), rocks which split into thin lamin[ae], not necessarily parallel to the stratification; foliated rocks. Slate spar (Min.), a variety of calcite of silvery white luster and of a slaty structure. Transparent slate, a plate of translucent material, as ground glass, upon which a copy of a picture, placed beneath it, can be made by tracing. [1913 Webster] Slate \Slate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Slated; p. pr. & vb. n. Slating.] 1. To cover with slate, or with a substance resembling slate; as, to slate a roof; to slate a globe. [1913 Webster] 2. To register (as on a slate and subject to revision), for an appointment. [Polit. Cant] [1913 Webster] 3. To schedule. 4. To reserve or designate for a specific purpose. [1913 Webster] Slate \Slate\, v. t. [Cf. AS. sl[=ae]ting a privilege of hunting.] To set a dog upon; to bait; to slat. See 2d Slat, 3. [Prov. Eng. & Scot.] [Written also slete.] --Ray. [1913 Webster]


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