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Overview of noun slate

The noun slate has 4 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) slate

((formerly) a writing tablet made of slate)

2. slate, slating

(thin layers of rock used for roofing)

3. slate

(a fine-grained metamorphic rock that can be split into thin layers)

4. slate, ticket

(a list of candidates nominated by a political party to run for election to public offices)

Overview of verb slate

The verb slate has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (2) slate

(designate or schedule; "He slated his talk for 9 AM"; "She was slated to be his successor")

2. slate

(enter on a list or slate for an election; "He was slated for borough president")

3. slate

(cover with slate; "slate the roof") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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