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See also: slät
- 1 English
- 2 Irish
- 3 Old English
- 4 Scottish Gaelic
slat (plural slats)
- A thin, narrow strip or bar of wood (lath) or metal.
- slats of a window blind
- (aeronautical) A movable control surface at the leading edge of a wing that when moved, changes the chord line of the airfoil, affecting the angle of attack. Employed in conjunction with flaps to allow for a lower stall speed in the landing attitude, facilitating slow flight.
thin, narrow strip
aeronautical: moveable control surface at the leading edge of a wing
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- To construct or provide with slats.
- To slap; to strike; to beat; to throw down violently.
- "How did you kill him?" "Slatted his brains out."
- (Britain, dialect) To split; to crack.
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- To set on; to incite.
- rod, slender stick
- cane, switch
- slender bar, rod
- sapling, slip, scion
- (anatomy) penis
- (measurement) yard
- (plural) outskirts
Declension of slat
Forms with the definite article
after an, tslat
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possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.